Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE:DOLE) today announced that Joseph S. Tesoriero, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Beth Potillo, Vice President and Treasurer, will present at the 13 th Annual ICR XChange Conference being held in Dana Point, California on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 1:15 p.m. PT.

The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live, and a replay will be available until Thursday, January 27, 2011 on the investor relations section of Dole's website at http://investors.dole.com under "Events.”

About Dole Food Company, Inc.

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. Dole’s website contains a significant amount of information about Dole, including financial and other information for investors at http://investors.dole.com.

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