How Was "Dole" Named?
Dole Food Company, Inc., is an American-based agricultural multinational corporation headquarted in Westlake Village, California and is the leading grower and packer of such food items as banana, nuts, pineapple and other fresh fruits and vegetables. It was founded in 1901 in Hawaii as Hawaiian Pineapple Company by James Dole, who opened his first pineapple plantation in the central plateau of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Today the company does business in over 90 countries and takes in upwards of US$ 5.3 billion in annual revenue.
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