Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Food Company, Inc., with 2010 revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. The Company does business in more than 90 countries and employs, on average, 36,000 full-time, regular employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees, worldwide.
The Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI) is a research and education foundation based in Westlake Village, California founded in 2003 by David H. Murdock, chairman of Dole Food Company and an ardent practitioner of a nutrient-dense diet and fitness at age 87. The institute exists as a resource within Dole Food Company, performing research and offering educational publications on the benefits of a plant-based diet.
Dole Foodservice products have been satisfying the most discriminating patrons of restaurants and other foodservice operations for nearly a century. Our premium quality products are specially designed to meet the unique operational needs of foodservice operators. Dole backs its dedication to quality with comprehensive food safety programs, stringent quality control measures, and ongoing research and innovation.