DOLE’S HISTORY1900 James Drummond Dole Hawaiian Pineapple Company
DOLE’S HISTORY1922 Hawaiian Pineapple Company merged with Castle and Cooke IncorporatedFrom the time of the merger onwards, theCompany went on to greatly expand andbecome the leading producer and marketerof every fresh fruit and vegetable in theworld.
DOLE’S HISTORY July 31, 1991changed its business name to DOLE FOOD COMPANY
DOLE PHILIPPINES INC. June 24, 1963‘DOLEFIL’ – first Philippine division or establishment
What about dolefil?Dolefil is a prime producer and exporter of fresh and canned pineapples.
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL)Sitsat the foot of Mt. Matutum in Polomolok, South Cotabato Volcanicsoil is ideal for pineapplecultivation
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL) Total quality control 1968 - can 1976 - boxmanufacturing manufacturing plant plant
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL)1965 – first harvest; tonnage has been increasing steadilyAt present – cannery can process up to 110 tons of fruit per hour
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL)Supplies 63% of Japan’s annual fresh pineapple demandExports almost 7.5 million boxes per year to the countries New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and the Middle East.
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL)Itsplantation spans some 24,000 acres to maintain an annual production of almost 500,000 tons
DOLE PHILIPPINES (DOLEFIL)Operates the worlds largest pineapple canneryToday, Dolefil has 4,100 employees Uses a large number of contractor
BENEFITS OF THE DOLEFILProved to be a boon not only to the employees but also to the countryAlmost turned Polomok from a 6 th class to 1st class municipalityDollar earnings to the country
DOLE PHILIPPINES INC. 1966‘STANFILCO’ – second Philippine division or establishment
What about STANFILCO?Stanfilco started exporting giant cavendish bananas in 1968, setting a record as the Philippines first banana exporter.
DOLE PHILIPPINES (STANFILCO)General Santos waschosen as the first siteof the Philippinebanana project
DOLE PHILIPPINES (STANFILCO)Itnow covers 9,000 hectares of banana plantationExports over 30 million boxes of bananas annually to its markets in Japan, Korea, Hongkong, China, New Zealand and the Middle east.
DOLE PHILIPPINES (STANFILCO)Independent Growers ProgramA unique farming concept thatallows local farmers to growbananas for STANFILCO whileretaining full control of their landand operations.
DOLE PHILIPPINES (STANFILCO)Over the years, 2,000 employees and nearly 10,000 associate contractors partnered up with STANFILCO under this program