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If you Drupelet, Pick it up!

Quite like the Strawberry, the Blackberry is not considered a “real berry,” it’s actually an aggregate fruit! That means the Blackberry is composed of a bunch of different tiny fruits, which combine to make one delicious flavor!

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What's in a Name?

The true meaning of the name “Strawberry,” is somewhat contested by historians. Popular folklore relates that children used sell their berries at the market, and to make trading easier, they would string them together with threads of straw, hence Straw-Berry!

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Brilliant Berries

When you are walking through the fresh produce aisle at your local grocery store, it might be helpful to have a few tried-and-true tips up your sleeve to ensure that the delicious DOLE® Berries you bring home to your family (or keep all to yourself!) are as fresh and mouthwatering as possible!

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Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Food Company, Inc., with 2010 revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. The Company does business in more than 90 countries and employs, on average, 36,000 full-time, regular employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees, worldwide.
June 21, 2004 BY Dole Nutrition Institute

Larger Lunches Equals Large Paunches

Mega-Midday Meals Hike Daily Calorie Count
June 24, 2004

If you’ve been thinking that lunchtime largesse won’t lead to weight gain — think again. Overeating at noon adds up to more calories overall. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University found that women who eat big at lunch end up consuming 56% more total calories throughout the course of the day. Study authors speculate that the large midday meal had little lasting effect on evening appetites.

So follow a bit of old-fashioned advice: Eat like a queen at breakfast, like a princess at lunch and like a pauper at dinner, to make sure you cut a regal figure and enjoy royal health!