Healthcare

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Nutritious meals are important in all Healthcare Operations

An industry leader in nutrition research and education, Dole supplies all natural, quality fruit products that offer fresh-tasting goodness and enhance nutritional well-being year round.

Why Dole?

Fruitful Benefits

  1. Providing the sweetness of all natural fruit to residents’ meals.
  2. Furnishing healthy and naturally sweet alternatives to sugary snack items.
  3. Keeping protein items moist.
  4. Supplying nutrition in each meal-important in treatment and recovery.
  5. Offering a great snack option for any time of the day.
  6. Delivering a healthier dessert in a meal.

Brand Benefits

  1. DOLE® Chef-Ready Fruit Purées are shelf stable, easy to consume, and provide multiple flavorful menu options for guests, patients and employees.
  2. DOLE Fruit Bowls® provide the option to save for later if the patient so chooses.
  3. Patients love DOLE Fruit Bowls in 100% Fruit Juice; they are convenient, easy to eat snacks that are nutritious.
  4. DOLE Fruit Crisp, which is high in Vitamin C and made with whole grain oats, makes a great snack for all.
  5. Guests, employees and patients will experience comfort and satisfaction with purchasing the DOLE brand.

Did you know?

DOLE Fruit products are great to have on hand in case of an emergency: packaged fruit is shelf stable for 12 months & fresh frozen fruit has a 24-month shelf life.

Product Focus

Dole Chef-Ready Fruit Purées

NEW Chef-Ready Fruit Purées

The NEW DOLE Chef-Ready Fruit Purées guarantee premium quality fruit, no artificial ingredients or flavors – and deliver labor savings, flexibility and versatility.

Naturally Fat Free Food - Naturally Cholesterol Free - Naturally Sodium Free

Features & Benefits

  • Available in 3 varieties: Pineapple, Mango, & Raspberry
  • Shelf Stable – no freezer needed (refrigerate after opening)
  • Retain flavor, color and taste of just picked fruit
  • All natural fruit, no preservatives*
  • Convenient packaging with resealable twist top
  • No high fructose corn syrup
  • Easy to Swallow

*Thermally processed products are typically preservative free

Smoothies are a great alternative to sodas and energy drinks. They promote health and well-being.
New Fruit Squish'ems

NEW Fruit Squish’ems®

The NEW DOLE Fruit Squish’ems® are made with all natural fruit, contain no artificial flavors, and each pouch offers 20% of the daily value of vitamin C! Patients and guests of all ages will love that Squish’ems are convenient and easy to eat for any time of the day.

Naturally Fat Free Food - Good Source of Vitamin C - Naturally Cholesterol Free

Features & Benefits

  • Made with fresh apples only from the USA
  • Made with all natural fruit
  • No high-fructose corn syrup
  • Squeezable and resealable
  • No mess, no prep, no need for a spoon
  • Gluten Free & Circle U Kosher
Naturally sweet and perfect for a healthier dessert option!
Dole Fruit Bowls

Fruit Bowls® in 100% Fruit Juice, Fruit Crisp, Fruit Parfait & Fruit in Gel

DOLE Fruit Bowls line and Fruit Crisp are handy fruit snacks with a variety of benefits. They are easy-to-open and made to enjoy anywhere at any time.

Naturally Cholesterol Free - Naturally Sodium Free - Good Source of Vitamin C

Features & Benefits

  • 4 oz., 4.3 oz. and 7 oz. varieties
  • 10 varieties packed in 100% Fruit Juice
  • Premium quality; consistent taste, appearance and yield
  • Ready to eat, portion control
  • Stackable to optimize storage
  • Each cup is individually marked with “Best By” Date
  • Shelf stable
  • 7 oz. Fruit Bowls and 4 oz. Fruit Crisp include a fork
Fruit Bowls in 100% Fruit Juice are a natural sweet snack without any high fructose corn syrup.
Dole Pouch Packs

Shelf Stable Pouch Packs

Simplify your busy schedule with fruit from Dole that delivers maximum fruit appeal and flavor with minimum hassle and easy-to-store and use benefits.

Naturally Fat Free Food - Naturally Cholesterol Free - Naturally Sodium Free

Features & Benefits

  • 3 varieties of 6/81 oz. pouch packs
  • Premium quality; consistent taste, appearance and yield
  • 100% sun-ripened fruit
  • Pre-cut and ready to serve
  • Compliant with strict food safety protocols
  • Shelf stable, no refrigeration required (refrigerate after opening)
  • Pouch provides easy-to-open packaging
Dole Pouch Packs
Dole Chef-Ready Cuts

Fresh Frozen Fruits & Chef-Ready Cuts

All DOLE IQF Fresh Frozen Fruits are perfect for beverages, smoothies, salads, desserts, toppings and more! These consistent varieties save labor and provide endless recipe applications.

Naturally Fat Free Food - Just as Nutritious as Fresh Fruit - Good Source of Potassium

Features & Benefits

  • 15 IQF varieties and 7 Chef-Ready Cuts varieties
  • Available year-round
  • Picked and quick frozen at the peak of freshness
  • Convenient and resealable 2/5 lb. pouches
  • 100% real fruit - no peels, no cores
  • Washed, cut & ready to use
  • Labor savings – no time-consuming chopping
  • Heart healthy - diets low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease
Adding fruit options is a healthy and easy way to liven up your menu.
Smoothie Starters

Smoothie Starters®

DOLE Smoothie Starters® expand beverage options while you save time, control costs and eliminate waste.

Naturally Fat Free Food - Naturally Cholesterol Free - Naturally Sodium Free

Features & Benefits

  • 3 varieties: Strawberry Banana, Mango Peach and Mixed Berry
  • 100% real fruit
  • Easy-to-open perforated pouches
  • 7 oz. portion control pouches
  • Pre-mixed diced fruit – easily blends for easy chewing and swallowing
  • Freshly made - quickly served for patients, residents, staff and guests
Smoothies are a great alternative to sodas and enrgy drinks. They promote health and well-being.

Healthy Ideas

Click the images below for healthy ideas to implement!

  • Patient with Meal and Fruit Bowl
  • Cafeteria Line with Fruit Bowl
  • Salad Meal with Fruit
  • Vending Machine with Fruit

Add DOLE Fruit Bowls to in-room patient meals as a healthier side option that is easy to open and consume.

Fruit is a great addition to salad bars. It makes a healthy topping for parfaits, salads, sandwiches... the possibilities are endless!

Offer healthier salad dressing options for patients, employees and guests by using Chef-Ready Fruit Purées in your recipes.

Providing DOLE Fruit Bowls and Squish'ems in shops and snack machines is a healthy option for easy, on-the-go snacking for healthcare employees and guests.

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