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The latest company updates about Dole Sunshine from around the world.

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – (January 27, 2016) – Dole Packaged Foods, LLC announced today that it has launched a new U.S. website: The website highlights Dole Packaged Foods’ healthy and nutritious products with new design and navigation elements. For example, it features enhanced recipe and product search capabilities with easily navigated visual product usage ideas right on the homepage. The site has been designed to optimize both the desktop and mobile experiences.

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Dole Packaged Foods joins Tops Family Markets and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at Nardin Academy Elementary School

September 22, 2015 – Buffalo, NY - - Today Congressman Brian Higgins of the 26th District joined executives from Tops Friendly Markets, Dole Packaged Foods, Captain Planet Foundation and Nardin Academy Elementary School to inaugurate a special Learning Garden for the school. Together, these three organizations joined forces to offer Nardin students the opportunity to interact with the environment through a learning garden, while expanding their palates and learning about food origins.

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Dole Packaged Foods Headquarter Building in Westlake Village, CA awarded LEED Gold Certification

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – (June 11, 2015) – Dole Packaged Foods announced today that its North American headquarter building at 3059 Townsgate Road in Westlake Village, CA was awarded LEED Gold Certification. The recently constructed Westlake Park Place Building C is a 105,000 square-foot, four-story core and shell office building that incorporates a wide range of aggressive energy efficiency measures as well as a 577 kilo-watt solar panel array which provides almost 75% of the building’s electricity needs. The building was developed by the Searles Property Group in partnership with the Denver based real estate investment fund manager Amstar.

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Dole Packaged Foods joins ShopRite, the Greater Newark Conservancy and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at Camden Street School in Newark, NJ

May 20, 2015 – Newark, NJ - - Today, Superintendent of Newark Public Schools Cami Anderson and ShopRite of Newark owner Neil Greenstein were joined by executives from Dole Packaged Foods, the Captain Planet Foundation, the Greater Newark Conservancy and Camden Street School officials to inaugurate a Project Learning Garden at the school. These organizations collaborated to offer students the opportunity to interact with the environment through a learning garden, while expanding their palates and learning about food origins.

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Dole Packaged Foods Recalls Roasted Garlic Tomato Basil Soup in Texas Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California — June 8, 2014 — Dole Packaged Foods, LLC today announced that it is voluntarily recalling DOLE Garden Soup “Roasted Garlic Tomato Basil”, due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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Dole Packaged Foods Learning Garden Grant

DOLE FRUIT BOWLS®, CAPTAIN PLANET FOUNDATION AND TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS JOIN FORCES TO GIFT LEARNING GARDENS TO LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Schools in Upstate New York, Northern Pennsylvania and Western Vermont are invited to enter for an opportunity to win a Learning Garden installation

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Dole Rose Parade Float Continues Record-breaking Winning Streak with Fourth Sweepstakes Trophy

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – (Jan. 2, 2014) – Continuing its winning streak at the Tournament of Roses Parade, the 2014 Dole Rose Parade float, “Sunrise at the Oasis,” took home the company’s fourth consecutive Sweepstakes Trophy as the most beautiful entry in this year’s parade. This recognition makes Dole the only company to win the Sweepstakes Trophy four years in a row, and every year it has entered.

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Dole Philippines Inc., subsidiary of Dole Packaged Foods Worldwide, Awarded Rainforest Alliance Certification

Dole Packaged Foods Worldwide announced today that its Philippine subsidiary,… Westlake Village, CA – August 7, 2013 – – Dole Packaged Foods Worldwide announced today that its Philippine subsidiary, Dole Philippines Inc. (Dolefil), has recently been awarded the Rainforest Alliance (RFA) Certification…

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New Student-run Cafe Opened July 6 to Community of South Central Los Angeles

Dole Packaged Foods, Kogi, CRCD and Jefferson High School Launch a Student-run Community Enterprise LOS ANGELES

LOS ANGELES – July 8, 2013 – On Saturday, July 6, South Central Los Angeles welcomed the new 3 Worlds Café, a student-run enterprise that offers healthy beverages and snacks representative of the diverse neighborhood it’s in. Conceptualized and brought to life by student, company and community partnerships, 3 Worlds Café is a collaboration of Dole Packaged Foods, Kogi, the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) and students from Jefferson High School to not only offer healthy food options, but to serve as a community hub committed to providing job skills and business training for youth, and highlighting the culture of the area through art, music and literary exhibitions.

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New Dole Financial and Business Update

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California – April 1, 2013 – Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) today announced completion of the sale of its worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh businesses to ITOCHU Corporation for $1.685 billion cash, resulting in a major portion of Dole’s operations and assets being sold, including exclusive rights to the DOLE® brand on certain packaged food products worldwide and on certain fresh produce in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

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