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BUSINESS
August 3, 1993
Dole Food Co., based in Westlake Village, said it sold $400 million of senior notes to refinance debt. The issue included $225 million of notes bearing interest at 6.75% and maturing in the year 2000. The remaining $175 million of notes bear interest at 7.875% and are due in 2013. Dole is a diversified concern with interests in food production and distribution, commercial and industrial real estate development and resorts.
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BUSINESS
May 26, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Dole Food Co. has declared its regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 24 to shareholders of record on Sept. 3. Westlake Village-based Dole, with 1997 revenues of $4.3 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables. It also markets a line of packaged food.
BUSINESS
April 1, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
Dole Food Co. has declared its regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 5 to shareholders of record on May 22. Westlake Village-based Dole Food, which had 1996 revenues of $3.8 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables, and it markets a growing line of packaged food.
BUSINESS
July 11, 1990 | MARIA L. La GANGA
David A. DeLorenzo, a 20-year Dole Food Co. veteran, has been named president of the food production giant. DeLorenzo, previously president of Dole Produce Co., succeeds Robert W. Fisher, who resigned late last month. DeLorenzo, 43, joined Dole as a management analyst in 1970 and has served in various positions since then.
BUSINESS
April 8, 2013 | By Tiffany Hsu
Major baby-food makers such as Dole Food Co., Del Monte Foods Co. and Nestle's Gerber business are going to court Monday to determine whether they need to warn consumers of certain lead levels in their products. In a 2011 lawsuit, the Environmental Law Foundation alleged that some of the companies' foods and juices -- which included ingredients such as carrots, peaches, pears and sweet potatoes -- contained enough lead to warrant a consumer caution label under California's Proposition 65 toxins warning law. A non-jury trial in the case is set to begin Monday in state Superior Court in Oakland.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1996
Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village said it expects its third-quarter financial results to be significantly higher than last year, and in line with the lower end of analysts' estimates. The giant food concern made the announcement Thursday; its stock closed the day at $43 a share, up $1, in New York Stock Exchange trading. Dole, with 1995 revenue of $3.8 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables. It also sells packaged food.
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