Dole's annual report: Market share and other tidbits - The Packer

Dole's annual report: Market share and other tidbits

03/15/2011 11:55:12 PM
Tom Karst

Customers

Our top 10 customers in 2010 accounted for approximately 31% of total revenues. No one customer accounted for more than 7% of total 2010 revenues. Our customer base is highly diversified, both geographically and in terms of product mix. Each of our segments’ largest customers accounted for no more than approximately 20% of that segment’s revenues. Our largest customers are leading global and regional mass merchandisers and supermarkets in North America, Europe and Asia.

Dole is undertaking strong measures to improve food safety. We spearheaded the industry-wide Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements in California and in Arizona. We developed and adopted enhanced Good Agricultural Practices, which include raw material testing in the fields, expanded buffer zones and increased water testing. We also use radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to track leafy greens as they move from fields to trucks and through processing.


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the united states  |  March, 25, 2012 at 11:47 AM

please add in how much you export and where the global markets are

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