Business Wire

Dole Packaged Foods, LLC Issues Worldwide Invitation to Join Their Efforts ​to Ensure Access to Nutritious Foods During COVID-19​


In an effort to provide much-needed assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dole Packaged Foods, LLC has launched an initiative to supply nutritious foods to those in need. Dole is inviting other organizations and companies, large and small throughout the world, to join them to help cast a little sunshine in dark times and to ensure the health of those in need globally.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

From kids to the elderly, to those who are on the front lines caring for others, through a series of donations and partnerships Dole is aiming to help close the gaps to access to healthy food in trying times. The company has committed its resources, facilities, and social impact efforts under its Sunshine for All Promise for people to have access to the nutritious food they need right now, including:​

  • Delivering sunshine for the frontline in partnership with several smoothie chains in local markets. Dole is delivering weekly, nutrient-packed smoothies or fruit care packages to 650 hospitals with personalized messages of gratitude, hope and encouragement to frontline workers from Dole employees. Additionally the brand is delivering vouchers for Dole products to health care workers in 5,000 hospitals nationwide.​
  • Teaming up with World Central Kitchen to support seniors and underserved families in California by supplying the wholesome nutrition they need to stay healthy with a donation of 15,000 cases of fruit cups and providing space for meal prep and staging.​
  • A commitment to Jackson, Mississippi, one of the largest food deserts in the U.S., to close the gap to access to wholesome, healthy food for residents. By working with the Mayor’s Disaster Relief Action, a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs, and supporting students and families at Galloway Elementary, Dole is providing 2,100 cases of fruit cups and fridge packs, creating healthy meals for underserved families, providing notes of hope and encouragement, and making a cash donation to fix flood damage at local underserved schools. Additionally, Dole is committing to help Jackson close gaps in childhood nutrition over the next year.​
  • Partnering with Lyft to provide underserved seniors with nutritious foods in Seattle and Chicago. Through a “last-mile” partnership with Lyft, Dole will be paying Lyft drivers to pick up Dole products from outside its warehouses and deliver more than 4,000 cases of fruit cups to assisted living facilities.​
  • Working with the charity St Mungo’s to donate 14,500 fruit cups that will be distributed to some of the most vulnerable people in London, who are currently housed by the Intercontinental Hotel Group and would otherwise be homeless. In addition, Dole is forging partnerships with food banks in the UK to organize delivery of fruit cups to elderly residents currently isolating.​
  • Delivering fruit cups to healthcare workers in hospitals in Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; Auckland, New Zealand; Manila, Philippines; Kobe, Japan; Singapore; Toronto, Canada, as well as those in regions of Thailand, Vietnam, India and Korea.

Dole will also launch a campaign honoring essential frontline workers as superheroes, thanking their partners, and calling on others to join their mission to make Sunshine For All a reality.

While this time may feel dark, Dole is committed to providing opportunities for people to find sunshine in their lives​.

“Dole wants to create a world where everyone – irrespective of age, income, location or gender – has access to what they need to stay healthy,” stated Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President, Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods. “Dole is committed to finding ways to help close the access gap to nutritious food in trying times, but we recognize we can’t do this alone. Now is the time for companies across all industries, sectors and countries to come together to make the biggest impact for good.”

Dole has also doubled down with their employees to ensure they have what they need to stay healthy. Dole has created resources for employees who may come in contact with the virus and is working to upgrade its hospital immunity facilities in Dolefil/Polomolok to ensure doctors are well equipped to service the community.

To learn more about Dole’s efforts and how you can join them, visit

About Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full-line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation and waste reduction. For more information please visit or

Contact information

Brittney Theriault

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Kioxia Announces English Version of World’s First AI-Designed Manga3.6.2020 12:30:00 EESTPress release

Kioxia Corporation today announced that an English version of “PHAEDO,” a new manga created and designed by AI and human collaboration, inspired by the artistic style of manga legend Osamu Tezuka, will be released on June 3 as part of TEZUKA 2020, the first phase of Kioxia’s #FutureMemories brand campaign. PHAEDO, which debuted in February in Japanese comic magazine “Morning,” will be made available for English-language audiences on Kioxia’s TEZUKA 2020 website. PHAEDO is the world’s first1 international manga created through human collaboration, high-speed and large-capacity memory and advanced AI technologies. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: "PHAEDO" (Graphic: Business Wire) The process of developing PHAEDO involved using AI technology to generate the story and create the characters. As a first step, to learn the essence of Tezuka’s work and his characteristics as a writer, AI analyzed 130 m

Optimized Dynamic Pricing by Pricefx Now an SAP Endorsed App3.6.2020 10:30:00 EESTPress release

Pricefx, the global leader in native cloud pricing software, today announced that its Optimized Dynamic Pricing (ODP) solution is now an SAP endorsed app, available for online purchase on SAP® App Center. SAP Endorsed Apps are a new category of solutions from SAP’s partner ecosystem to help customers become best-run, intelligent enterprises. Endorsed apps are meant to deliver value with desired outcomes. “In the current economic climate, businesses are increasingly evaluating pricing software as a way to increase revenue and drive profit,” said Joe Golemba, Vice President, Ecosystem and Partners of Pricefx. “As such, we are delighted that our ODP solution is an SAP endorsed app and available to help businesses that use SAP solutions succeed at pricing. Our price optimization solution has helped many businesses transform data into insight to improve profitability, supporting our customers’ success.” SAP Endorsed Apps are premium certified by SAP with added security, in-depth testing and

IFF to Webcast Fireside Chat at Stifel Virtual Cross Sector Insight Conference June 82.6.2020 23:15:00 EESTPress release

Regulatory News: IFF (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), a leading innovator of taste, scent and nutrition, today announced that the Company’s management will be participating in a fireside chat at the Stifel Virtual Cross Sector Insight Conference on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM ET. Investors may access the live webcast on the Company's website at For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a recorded version will be made available for replay. Welcome to IFF At IFF (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), we’re using Uncommon Sense to create what the world needs. As a collective of unconventional thinkers and creators, we put science and artistry to work to create unique and unexpected scents, tastes, experiences and ingredients for the products our world craves. Learn more at, Twitter , Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. View source version on Contact information Mich

ZOOM International to Begin Doing Business As Elevēo2.6.2020 17:00:00 EESTPress release

ZOOM International a worldwide leader in omni-channel compliance recording, workforce optimization (WFO), and revenue protection software for contact centers will begin doing business solely as elevēo beginning June 2nd, 2020. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: For over 20 years, ZOOM International has been a leading workforce optimization software provider in the contact center industry. Very early on, we were approached to solve a compliance problem with call recording. We built a creative software solution in record time, and began a journey crossing continents, employing hundreds of colleagues, and eventually improving operations, compliance, and customer experience for thousands of customers in 94 countries via more than 550 channel partners in the communications industry. Over time we have earned an 88 NPS score from ZOOM International customers & partners for our world-class support and in

Dr Evidence (DRE), an AI-Enabled SaaS Healthcare Insights Company, Taps Industry Experts Joseph A. Boystak as Chairman of the Board and Ameet Nathwani, MD, as Chairman of its Newly Formed Medical Strategy Advisory Board2.6.2020 17:00:00 EESTPress release

DRE is pleased to welcome Joe Boystak as Chairman of the Board and Ameet Nathwani, MD, as Chairman of its newly formed Medical Strategy Advisory Board (MSAB). These enhancements to the Company reflect the expanded need for keen guidance in this unprecedented time of convergence between expert AI-enabled technology in healthcare and the exponential growth of clinical information. DRE is dedicated to applying sophisticated data science with advanced AI to generate quicker, deeper, more nuanced regulatory-grade scientific and clinical insights for the betterment of patient outcomes. Boystak is an experienced healthcare venture capitalist and senior healthcare investment banker having been Founding Managing Partner at Health2047 Capital Partners and Founding Managing Director, Global Life Sciences at Jefferies. He is CEO of Brightwaters Capital and is a serial co-founder/investor in biomedical, med tech, health information technology, and artificial intelligence companies with spinouts fro

Andersen Global Expands Presence in Qatar2.6.2020 16:30:00 EESTPress release

Andersen Global announced its collaboration with Doha-based tax firm MS Partner, adding depth to the organization’s presence in Qatar and expanding its global platform. MS Partner was founded in 2018 and includes two Partners and more than 10 professionals that specialize in providing tax services to a variety of international clients including individuals and companies – both private and public. MS Partner’s Chairman His Excellency Shaikh Sultan Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani is a prominent business leader in the State of Qatar. “We value our clients and people, and maintain the highest of professional standards,” said Office Managing Director Manikandan Rajan. “We’ve watched Andersen Global grow regionally as well as globally, and the organization has set the standard for providing clients with best-in-class service in an independent and seamless manner. We look forward to working closely with our fellow collaborating firm in Doha, Al-Khalifa Law, as well as all the collaborating f

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom