Founded in 1851, Dole Food Company is one of the world's largest producers and marketers of fruits, fresh vegetables and fresh-cut flowers. The company specializes in a variety of pineapple products. It has several production, distribution and marketing operations worldwide. Dole Food Company also markets a selection of packaged and frozen food items. The company s Better Health Program conducts technology-based nutrition education class for children. It offers apples, cherries, apricots, peaches, oranges, and pitted prunes and dates. Dole Food Company has operations in North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Middle East. In addition, the company provides cakes, muffins, soups and salads.