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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.
BY Dole Fresh Vegetables

Grown Indoors and Out Around the World

Red Leaf lettuce is most commonly found in North America, Europe andAsia. Lettuce may be grown outdoors during temperate climates or in green house conditions during rainy weather seasons.

Red Leaf lettuce packs a huge nutritional value. High in beta carotene, red leaf lettuce may help reduce the risk of cataracts. At about 15 calories per 12-ounce serving, this lettuce is a dieter’s dream. It is also high in water content, which helps the body to hydrate itself.

Red leaf lettuce is a popular addition to salads and sandwiches for its lovely red color. Other cultures commonly use red leaf in cooked meals or sautéed as a side dish.