Dole supplies National Banana Split Day - The Packer

Dole supplies National Banana Split Day

08/26/2014 02:25:00 PM
Andy Nelson

Dole Fresh Fruit helped celebrate the second annual National Banana Split Day.

The event was Aug. 25 in Latrobe, Pa., according to a news release. The weekend before National Banana Split Day, Westlake Village, Calif.-based Dole, the City of Latrobe and Saint Vincent College co-hosted the Great American Banana Split Celebration, at which both classic banana splits and newer, healthier versions were served.

According to local history, in 1904, David Strickler of Tassel Pharmacy in Latrobe created the first banana splits for students at Saint Vincent.



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