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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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 2007 | John Spano, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles jury on Monday awarded $3.2 million to six Nicaraguan farmworkers who had sued Dole Food Co. Inc., arguing they had been rendered sterile some three decades ago by the international corporate giant's application of a banned pesticide on the plantations where they worked. Jurors return today to consider whether Dole, and codefendant Dow Chemical Co., should be punished with more monetary damages.
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