Printer Friendly

Dole Food Company Inc. announces agreement to acquire capital stock of Wood Holdings Inc.

Dole Food Co. Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the capital stock of the parent of J. R. Wood Inc.

Wood is a leading producer and marketer of a wide range of branded and non-branded frozen fruit products. Wood's Big Valley[R] brand is the number1 frozen fruit brand in the United States and is sold into club stores and food retailers. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2004, subject to antitrust clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

Thomas Weisel Partners, LLC acted as financial advisers to Wood. Dole Food Co. Inc., with 2003 revenues of $4.8 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and fresh-cut flowers, markets a growing line of packaged foods and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research.

For information contact Richard Dahl of Dole Food Co. at 818-879-6803.
COPYRIGHT 2004 Frozen Food Digest, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:News Notes
Publication:Frozen Food Digest
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2004
Words:156
Previous Article:Bring us to your table! cool favorites.
Next Article:New IFDA officers and board members elected.
Topics:


Related Articles
Mergers remain strong vehicle for growth.
Dole Food Company. (Business Briefs).
Dole Food Company, Inc. (Grapevine: News About People).

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters