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If you Drupelet, Pick it up!

Quite like the Strawberry, the Blackberry is not considered a “real berry,” it’s actually an aggregate fruit! That means the Blackberry is composed of a bunch of different tiny fruits, which combine to make one delicious flavor!

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What's in a Name?

The true meaning of the name “Strawberry,” is somewhat contested by historians. Popular folklore relates that children used sell their berries at the market, and to make trading easier, they would string them together with threads of straw, hence Straw-Berry!

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Brilliant Berries

When you are walking through the fresh produce aisle at your local grocery store, it might be helpful to have a few tried-and-true tips up your sleeve to ensure that the delicious DOLE® Berries you bring home to your family (or keep all to yourself!) are as fresh and mouthwatering as possible!

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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, California - December 05, 2011

Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) today announced the launch of its new DOLE Garden Kit. A perfect gift for the novice gardener, the Garden Kit includes 12 seed varieties, including nutrition powerhouses broccoli, tomatoes, kale and carrots. The kit also provides peat pots, trays, row markers and a journal filled with gardening tips and recipes.

The experts at the Dole Nutrition Institute designed the Garden Kits to be simple and fun to use, helping young people learn how food is grown while instilling healthy eating habits. 

“Teaching children the value of healthy eating has been part of Dole’s mission for more than twenty years and today we are proud to take that one step further with our new DOLE Garden Kit,” said Jennifer Grossman, Senior Vice President for Dole Food Company and head of the Dole Nutrition Institute. “Whether it’s providing nutritious recipes or a wealth of online resources, the Dole Nutrition Institute is committed to nurturing knowledge and a love for fruits and veggies.”

The Garden Kit launch follows on the heels of the DOLE Portobello Mushroom Powder released earlier this year. The Garden Kits will beavailable exclusively at for $19.95, while supplies last. 

About Dole

Dole, with 2010 net revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world’s largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables, and is the leading producer of organic bananas. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen fruit and is a produce industry leader innutrition education and research.