Dole receives "Diamond Crystal Excellence Award"

Dole 5 A Day receives the Produce for Better Health Foundation’s “Diamond Crystal Excellence Award” for Dole’s long-term commitment to educating young children and their families about 5 A Day.

9/06/01 - Dole’s New Web Site Motivates Kids and Families to Say, “Yes I Can Eat My 5 A Day!"

7/02/01 - Dole Expands Nutrition Marketing Services And Programs To Help Retailers Reach Kids, Attract New Shoppers And Increase Produce Sales Strategic Planning Now Provided by Do

5/16/01 - Summer Fun Is A Click Away for Kids Engaging, New CD-ROM for Children Promotes Family Adventures, Encourages Eating 5 to 9 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Daily.

2/23/01 - Dole Food Company Names Three National "Creative 5 A Day Teachers of the Year" for 2001 BI-LO, Wal-Mart "Adopt" First Place Schools

Dole Food Company is a founding member of the national 5 A Day For Better Health Program. Dole is a recognized leader in children’s nutrition education and programs that encourage children and their families to eat 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

Dole’s 5 A Day Adventures CD-ROM, and it’s other technology-based educational programs for children, are used in more than 70% of all elementary schools nation-wide. Committed to improving children’s nutrition and health status, Dole provides its educational programs to all elementary schools in the U.S. free upon request.

In 2001, Dole Food Company received the Diamond Crystal Award from the Produce for Better Health Foundation for its long-standing commitment to educating elementary school children about the importance of 5 A Day. The Diamond Crystal Award represents the highest level of recognition of the 5 A Day National Excellence Awards given annually by the Produce for Better Health Foundation, a non-profit organization committing to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in the United States.