Founded in Hawaii in 1851, dole 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 dole brand means the finest, high-quality products. Dole will continue to meet customers' expectations by consistently providing products that meet the highest standard - the dole standard. For dole, anything less is unacceptable.