Company:  DOLE FOOD CO INC
Form Type:  10-Q
Filing Date:  7/25/2013 
CIK:  0000018169 
Address:  ONE DOLE DRIVE 
City, State, Zip:  WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California 91362 
Telephone:  (818) 879-6600 
Fiscal Year:  01/03 
Description of Business
Dole Food Company, Inc. was founded in Hawaii in 1851 and was incorporated under the laws of Hawaii in 1894. Dole reincorporated as a Delaware corporation in July 2001. Unless the context otherwise requires, Dole Food Company, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries are referred to in this report as the �Company,� �Dole� and �we.� On September 17, 2012, Dole entered into an acquisition agreement with ITOCHU Corporation (�ITOCHU�), pursuant to which ITOCHU will buy from Dole its worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh produce businesses (collectively, �Dole Asia�) for $1.685 billion in cash. We refer to this transaction as the �sale transaction.� The sale transaction is expected to close on April 1, 2013. The operations of Dole Asia consist of Dole�s Packaged Foods reportable operating segment and the Asia fresh produce business, which is a component of Dole�s Fresh Fruit reportable operating segment (�Asia Fresh�).
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  FORM 10-Q
    PART I.
      Item 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
        NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
          BALANCE SHEET
          BALANCE SHEET
          INCOME STATEMENT
          INCOME STATEMENT
      Item 2. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
      Item 3. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      Item 4. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
    PART II.
      Item 1. Legal Proceedings
      Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of ...
      Item 6. Exhibits
    SIGNATURES
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF
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    CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL OFFICER OF
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