CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 2001
Dole Food Co. of Westlake Village announced that it will close its Cool Care Inc. subsidiary this year. Cool Care is a 14-year-old company that designs and constructs produce ripening and cold storage facilities. Cool Care will complete all outstanding contracts and work orders but will not bid for any new work. This closure is in line with previously announced plans by Dole to sell or close ancillary assets and underperforming businesses.