Dole Food Company
At our headquarters in the United States, the Dole Food Company is the largest vertically integrated fresh produce company, focused on marketing fresh fruit and vegetables, value added products and is a leader in the field of nutrition. We have a history dating back to 1899.
What we stand for – our vision, business goals and values
Dole South Africa’s vision is to be the producer and exporter of choice – providing superior service to our customers through growing an exceptional talent pool. We measure ourselves against achieving sustainable EBITDA goals and growing shareholders value.
We embrace a core set of values: integrity, teamwork, performance excellence, respect for people and community, pride, creative and entrepreneurial spirit, courage, tenacity, and respect for sustainable and ethical production practices. We are confident that with these values in our pocket we will continue to grow our business and be a reliable business partner to our growers and customers.
As part of our commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction and continual improvement to meeting customer and legal requirements, we are certified to ISO 9001:2008 and in the process of implementing ISO 9001:2015.