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Our children’s nutrition is vital to their health and development, both in school and in sports. Teach your kids about healthy choices today to establish healthy habits for tomorrow. Set a good example by involving them in meal planning, introducing them to cooking and portion control and getting active!

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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.


Westlake Village, CA - October 09, 2000

Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE: DOL) Monday announced that C. Michael Carter has joined the company as its Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Carter previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Pinkerton's, Inc. Mr. Carter was previously Senior Vice President, Operations, at Concurrent Computer Corporation, where he also served as a member of the board of directors. He held legal positions with Nabisco Group Holdings (formerly RJR Nabisco, Inc.) and The Singer Company, and was with the law firm of Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts. 

David H. Murdock, chairman and chief executive officer, stated: "We are very pleased that Michael is joining the Dole team. He comes to the company with excellent legal and operational experience. His background and expertise will make a significant contribution to Dole's expanding global presence." 

Dole Food Company, Inc., with 1999 revenues of $5.1 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and fresh-cut flowers, and markets a growing line of packaged foods.