Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE:DOLE) intends to file its Form 10-Q on Monday, May 10, 2010, and will host a conference call/webcast and slide presentation at 4:45 p.m. EDT.

Interested parties may participate by calling 1-800-435-1398 from the United States and 1-617-614-4078 from other locations. The participant passcode is 36676512. The webcast and slide presentation will be accessible at http://investors.dole.com under “Webcasts.”

A replay of the call will be available until May 24, 2010, by calling 1-888-286-8010 or 1-617-801-6888. The access code for the replay is 70909652. A replay of the webcast will be available online at www.dole.com as soon as possible after May 10.

Dole, with 2009 net revenues of $6.8 billion, is the world’s largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables, and is the leading producer of organic bananas. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen fruit and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research.

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