Press Releases

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

The name Dole Sunshine Company is used to represent the global interests and combined efforts of Dole Asia Holdings, Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh. Dole Sunshine Company is not an actual business entity and does not operate as such in any country or region. For more information on Dole Sunshine Company, please visit DoleSunshine.com

Dole Packaged Foods Recognized as One of the Top 10 Food Brands in Consumer Engagement

Engagement Labs’ TotalSocial™ Rankings Name Dole in Social Media and #1 Brand in Consumer Sentiment

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Dole Packaged Foods Takes Home Top Prize at 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade with “Spirit of Hawaii”

Float Celebrates Dole’s Hawaiian Roots, Commitment to Non-GMO Products and Respect for Natural Resources

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DOLE® Stirs Up a New World of Possibilities with Mixations™ One-Of-A-Kind Fruit Fusions 

Inventive pairings of smooth fruit sauces and juicy chunks of real fruit perfect for any mealtime or snacking occasion

Westlake Village, CA (August 18, 2016) -- Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing and marketing fruit and healthy snacks, today unveiled its latest, innovative product offering: DOLE® Mixations™. Available nationwide, these one-of-a-kind fruit fusions showcase imaginative combinations of smooth fruit sauces and juicy chunks of real fruit in four delectable flavor pairings: Apple-Strawberry Sauce with dices of apple, Pineapple-Mango Sauce with Pineapple Pieces, Peach-Apple Sauce with Pineapple Pieces and Apple-Raspberry Sauce with dices of apple.

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Dole Packaged Foods Celebrates Its Hawaiian Heritage with 2017 Rose Parade Entry

Record-holding Float Brings Paradise to Pasadena with “Spirit of Hawaii” and Kicks-Off Two Months of Holiday Celebrations

Westlake Village, Calif. – November 14, 2016 – Dole Packaged Foods, famous for its award-winning Tournament of Roses Parade entries, and the record-holder for most Sweepstakes Trophy wins, announced today its Hawaiian design inspiration for its 2017 float, “Spirit of Hawaii,” and kicked off the road to the Rose Parade with its Spirit of Hawaii Sweepstakes and Spirit of Giving partnerships with FOOD Share.

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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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