Pineapple Pit-Stop Smoothie

June 06, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups DOLE® Pineapple 1 cup DOLE Baby Spinach 1 DOLE Banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup ice 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon Directions: Combine pineapple, spinach, banana, almond milk, ice and cinnamon in blender. Cover; blend until smooth. Recipe credit: Dole, Chef Mark Allison

Add superfruits to dairy foods to make a superfood

March 10, 2016

By Sharon Geddes. Read the original article in Dairy Foods. Yogurt has often been touted as a superfood. Adding a superfruit, one with superior antioxidant properties, can bestow additional star power. New research indicates that whole fruits — those that include the peel — may offer the greatest antioxidant capacity. Beyond yogurt, healthy fruits can […]

What’s in a Superfood?

December 16, 2015

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing You’ve probably heard the term “superfood” in reference to certain fruits, vegetables, and grains, but what exactly does it mean in terms of nutrition? These foods are usually given this title because they have large amounts of nutrients that naturally prevent disease and boost longevity.  Here at the North Carolina […]

Scientists for a day: NC Research Campus hosts elementary students

November 18, 2015

By Rebecca Rider Read the original story in the Salisbury Post. Don your lab coats and snap on your latex gloves because kids in Kannapolis are brewing up their curiosity in laboratories at the North Carolina Research Campus. Tuesday, fourth- and sixth-graders from Kannapolis City Schools were invited into the Plants for Human Health Institute […]

Rethinking Antioxidants- Dole Nutrition Institute Uncovers Antioxidant Pathway

October 08, 2015

Read the original article at Dole Nutrition News. Most people know the word “antioxidant” but new research from the Dole Nutrition Institute has uncovered that we may not know exactly how they work. DNI scientists investigated antioxidant capacity of fruits and vegetables and how different components of plants may influence health, revealing significant and somewhat […]

Dole Organic Pineapple Promotion Helps Support Organic Farmers Worldwide

March 05, 2015

Read the original article on WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Dole has launched a month-long promotion that enlists its wholesale and retail customers to support organic farmers worldwide. Starting March 1, 2015, the leading fresh fruit and vegetable provider will donate $1 for every box of DOLE® Organic Pineapples purchased by a wholesaler or retailer […]