Banana production

Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Limited Recall of Organic Romaine Hearts

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:42pm

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts.

Key Points: 
  • Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts.
  • The products being recalled are Dole Organic Romaine Hearts 3pk (UPC 0-71430-90061-1), combined English/French packaging, with Harvested-On dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20, and Wild Harvest Organic Romaine Hearts (UPC 7-11535-50201-2), with Harvested-On dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20.
  • The Dole package contains three organic romaine hearts and the Wild Harvest product is packaged in a 12oz bag.
  • Only the specific Organic Romaine Hearts listed, with the exact UPC codes and Harvested-On dates identified above, are included in the recall.

Dole Appoints Barbara Guerpillon As Head of Dole Ventures

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 1:00am

Ltd., Barbara Guerpillon has been appointed Head of Dole Ventures across both packaged foods and its fresh businesses.

Key Points: 
  • Ltd., Barbara Guerpillon has been appointed Head of Dole Ventures across both packaged foods and its fresh businesses.
  • Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President of Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, says Ms Guerpillon's talent and experience will bring a significant boost to Dole's drive to transform its business in line with The Dole Promise.
  • Barbara has a real talent for moving great ideas and entrepreneurs through a disciplined innovation pipeline and we are very excited to have her on our team at the helm of Ventures.
  • In June 2020 Dole announced The Dole Promise, with its three pillars around nutrition, sustainability and the creation of shared value.

Dole Appoints Barbara Guerpillon As Head of Dole Ventures

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 1:00am

Ltd., Barbara Guerpillon has been appointed Head of Dole Ventures across both packaged foods and its fresh businesses.

Key Points: 
  • Ltd., Barbara Guerpillon has been appointed Head of Dole Ventures across both packaged foods and its fresh businesses.
  • Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President of Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, says Ms Guerpillon's talent and experience will bring a significant boost to Dole's drive to transform its business in line with The Dole Promise.
  • Barbara has a real talent for moving great ideas and entrepreneurs through a disciplined innovation pipeline and we are very excited to have her on our team at the helm of Ventures.
  • In June 2020 Dole announced The Dole Promise, with its three pillars around nutrition, sustainability and the creation of shared value.

Dole Packaged Foods Introduces First Keto Certified Frozen Fruit Blend And A Trio Of Dole Boosted Blends™ Smoothie Kits To Support Your Nutrition Goals

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct.1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dole Packaged Foods has introduced the first Keto Certified Frozen Fruit Blend, the Dole Keto Berry Blend, and a line of three new Dole Boosted Blends.

Key Points: 
  • WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct.1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dole Packaged Foods has introduced the first Keto Certified Frozen Fruit Blend, the Dole Keto Berry Blend, and a line of three new Dole Boosted Blends.
  • The Dole Keto Berry Blend meets the needs of serious Keto diet followers and the "Keto-curious" by offering an easy way to add fruit to a Keto diet.
  • Quick and easy to prepare, just combine 4oz of Dole Keto Berry Blend with 6oz of water and blend for a tasty 10oz finished smoothie.
  • Dole Keto Berry Blendand Dole Boosted Blends can be found in the frozen fruit section at most major retailers.

DGAP-News: MustGrow Commences Banana Panama Disease Testing in Colombia

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 1:12pm

Saskatoon, SK, September 29, 2020 - MustGrow Biologics Corp. (CSE: MGRO) (OTC: MGROF) (FRA: 0C0) (the "Company", "MustGrow") announces the commencement of testing of MustGrow's proprietary TerraMG bio-pesticide formulation on the Panama Disease (Fusarium wilt TR4), a devastating disease pathogen ravaging the $25 billion global banana industry .

Key Points: 
  • Saskatoon, SK, September 29, 2020 - MustGrow Biologics Corp. (CSE: MGRO) (OTC: MGROF) (FRA: 0C0) (the "Company", "MustGrow") announces the commencement of testing of MustGrow's proprietary TerraMG bio-pesticide formulation on the Panama Disease (Fusarium wilt TR4), a devastating disease pathogen ravaging the $25 billion global banana industry .
  • The laboratory testing in Colombia will focus on the treatment of the Panama Disease.
  • Panama Disease is among the most destructive banana diseases, affecting particularly Cavendish bananas, which are half of all bananas produced globally.
  • Now, MustGrow is replicating this strategy in Colombia's besieged banana industry - focused on controlling and eliminating the Panama Disease.

Dole Harnesses The Sun To Move Closer To Their Carbon Neutral Promise

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:00am

Symbior Solar is to install over 33,000 square meters of solar panels at Dole facilities in Thailand and the Philippines.

Key Points: 
  • Symbior Solar is to install over 33,000 square meters of solar panels at Dole facilities in Thailand and the Philippines.
  • These will generate more than 6,000 MWh of renewable energy annually for the 15-year term of the partnership.
  • Symbior Solar has already set up a 3MWp solar voltaic plant at Dole Thailand's Hua Hin plant which is also generating almost 4,000 MWh annually.
  • In June 2020 Dole Asia Holdings announced the Dole Promise, with its three pillars around nutrition, sustainability and the creation of shared value.

Dole Harnesses The Sun To Move Closer To Their Carbon Neutral Promise

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:00am

Symbior Solar is to install over 33,000 square meters of solar panels at Dole facilities in Thailand and the Philippines.

Key Points: 
  • Symbior Solar is to install over 33,000 square meters of solar panels at Dole facilities in Thailand and the Philippines.
  • These will generate more than 6,000 MWh of renewable energy annually for the 15-year term of the partnership.
  • Symbior Solar has already set up a 3MWp solar voltaic plant at Dole Thailand's Hua Hin plant which is also generating almost 4,000 MWh annually.
  • In June 2020 Dole Asia Holdings announced the Dole Promise, with its three pillars around nutrition, sustainability and the creation of shared value.

World Organic Bananas Market 2020-2025: Production & Consumption, Imports & Exports (Volume & Value), and Price Trend Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 11:45am

The global production of organic banana is projected to register a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The global production of organic banana is projected to register a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period.
  • The restraints identified in the market are concentration of production clusters in a few countries and heavy dependence on export markets.
  • The production of organic bananas in the Dominican Republic is projected to register a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period.
  • It is projected that more than 80% of the banana production in the Dominican Republic is certified as organic, representing more than 55% of the world's organic banana production.

Dole Unveils Integrated Strategy Against Banana Disease

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:32pm

A three-year containment program was immediately implemented in 2019 to ensure biosecurity protocols in every Dole banana farm, as well as those of Doles independent suppliers.

Key Points: 
  • A three-year containment program was immediately implemented in 2019 to ensure biosecurity protocols in every Dole banana farm, as well as those of Doles independent suppliers.
  • One such solution the company is investigating is how to implement safe and approved biological control measures to prevent disease.
  • Additionally, Dole is working closely with research institutions around the world toward developing a disease resistant banana variety through crop improvement and conventional breeding methods.
  • Since 2016, Dole has participated in a consortium working in partnership with the Honduran Research Foundation (FHIA) on the development of banana varieties that are resistant to TR4.

Dole Announces its Promises, Bringing Interdependent Prosperity to People and the Planet

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 8:00am

Dole Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh, divisions of Dole Asia Holdings Pte.

Key Points: 
  • Dole Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh, divisions of Dole Asia Holdings Pte.
  • Additionally, Dole is bringing these commitments inside their company walls, with employee programs that educate and encourage all Dole employees to live The Dole Promise.
  • Dole Asia Holdings is also one of Asia's largest producers and marketers of high-quality fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • The Dole Promises are from the Dole Asia Holdings group of companies, and apply to their products, which can be seen at sunshineforall.com