Dole Fruit Snacks Provide All Natural Choices For C-Stores, Schools, Colleges/Universities, Healthcare And Vending

Dec. 9, 2014

Westlake Village, CA (December 2014) — In its 29th annual Eating Patterns in America Report*, the NPD Group revealed fruit consumption by Americans has risen 7% in the past decade. With fruit ranking as one of the top ten foods and beverages in more American diets, it follows that today’s customers are searching for fruit choices at dining and retail venues throughout the day. Savvy operators know the DOLE logo will guide them to variety of appealing, fruit-forward options.

In grab-and-go environments–C-stores, colleges and universities, and vending–Dole offers healthy fruit solutions for every snacker. DOLE Fruit Bowls® in Juice, DOLE Smoothie Starters, DOLE Fruit Squish’ems® and Mrs. May’s fruit and nut-based treats provide a pleasing selection of shelf-stable, chilled, and quick-service fruit snack options. For schools, Dole offers flavorful, nourishing, portioned fruit that meets the USDA Smart Snack in School standards.

For more information about DOLE Packaged Fruit Snacks, and the complete line of DOLE Packaged Fruit Products, visit contact a Dole representative, call 800-723-9868.

 * “In-home and Away-From-Home-Consumption: Excludes Tap Water/Additive/Ingredient Consumption.” Source: The NPD Group’s National Eating Trends® service.

 About Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

Dole Packaged Foods LLC, a subsidiary of Dole International Holdings, is a leader in sourcing, processing, distributing and marketing fruit products and healthy snacks throughout the world. Dole markets a full line of canned, jarred, cup, frozen and dried fruit products and is an innovator in new forms of packaging and processing fruit and vegetables. For more information please visit