Visit Dole Pages on Facebook
Visit Dole Pages on Twitter
Visit Dole Pages on Pinterest
Visit Dole Pages on YouTube
Visit Dole Pages on Instagram
Recipe Discovery
Enter Your Ingredients Add up to 5
Latest Articles

How to Grow Healthy Kids

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!

Read More

What to Eat During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant you have probably heard the phrase eating for two. It’s true that a pregnant woman's calorie intake grows during pregnancy, but simply doubling your calorie intake is not the solution for you or your baby.

Read More


Regardless of whether banana selfies are an effective way to protest racism, banana snacks are undoubtedly an effective way to refuel the body.

Read More
Company Overview

About Us

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 VILLIAGE, California - December 02, 2005

Dole Food Company, Inc., today announced the promotion of Sylvain Cuperlier to Vice President - Director of Worldwide Corporate Social Responsibility. In this capacity, Mr. Cuperlier will head Dole's Corporate Social Responsibility team. Mr. Cuperlier will continue to be based in Dole Europe's Paris office.

In announcing the appointment, Richard J. Dahl, President and Chief Operating Officer of Dole, stated: "Sylvain's experience in Dole Europe's operations with corporate social responsibility and his position as a member of the advisory board of Social Accountability International make him uniquely qualified to assume this worldwide responsibility. The creation of this position and the appointment of Sylvain demonstrate once again Dole's commitment to social responsibility and its importance to the company. Dole's Corporate Social Responsibility team will include representatives from all the company's operating regions, inclusive of Sue Hagen, Senior Vice President and head of Worldwide Human Resources and Industrial Relations."

Mr. Cuperlier joined Dole Europe in 1998 as Coordinator, Markets Strategy and Communication Department. In 2000, he was promoted to Manager, Responsibility Programs and Communication, Europe and Africa. Mr. Cuperlier has a Bachelor's degree in law from the Université De Cergy - Pontoise and an MBA from Ecole Supérieure Des Sciences Economiques Et Commerciales (ESSEC). In addition, Mr. Cuperlier has a Diplom Kaufmann with a specialization in organization and social psychology from the Universität Mannheim. Mr. Cuperlier speaks six languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian and Swedish.

This release contains "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements, which are based on management's current expectations, are generally identifiable by the use of terms such as "may," "will," "expects," "believes," "intends" and similar expressions. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied herein include weather-related phenomena; market responses to industry volume pressures; product and raw materials supplies and pricing; changes in interest and currency exchange rates; economic crises and security risks in developing countries; international conflict; and quotas, tariffs and other governmental actions. Further information on the factors that could affect Dole's financial results is included in its SEC filings, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K.