The first question you ask might be “IS FROZEN FRUIT AS NUTRITIOUS AS FRESH?” The answer is yes, but that’s not all. Frozen fruit provides additional benefits such as longer shelf life, consistent quality and year-round availability.

Blue berry bowl

FROZEN

PICKED PERFECT

Picked at peak ripeness when fruit is the most nutrient dense.

FRESH

EARLY PICKINGS

Harvested early to continue ripening process throughout transit.

Blueberries

FROZEN

THE CLOCK STOPS

Flash freezing locks in nutrients and flavor. Because freezing preserves foods, there is little need for additional additives or preservatives.

FRESH

THE CLOCK STARTS

Nutrient content begins to diminish after 5 days. Fresh fruit may spend up to weeks in warehouses, resulting in inconsistent and sometimes unusable fruit.

Fruit bowl

FROZEN

ALL OF THE FRUIT

When purchasing frozen fruit you are able to utilize 100% of the product with zero food waste no peels, no cores, no pits or stems.

FRESH

SOME OF THE FRUIT

Utilizing fresh fruit can result in additional product waste due to inconsistent quality, spoilage and fruit loss during the preparation process.

Frozen bowl

FROZEN

DEPENDABLE

Because the shelf life of frozen fruit is far greater than fresh, fruits that may not currently be in season can still be found in peak ripeness.

FRESH

UNPREDICTABLE

Fresh fruits are subject to seasonal variability, making for an inconsistent and unreliable product source.

Fruit ramekin

FROZEN

SIT BACK AND RELAX

All frozen DOLE Fruit is washed, prepped and ready-to-use, savings valuable preparation time in the kitchen and reducing labor costs.

FRESH

ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES

Washing, cutting, peeling and coring are just a few of the preparation methods that are often involved in utilizing fresh fruit.

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FROZEN FRUIT LINEUP

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