Taking a sauna when you have a cold: a good or bad idea?

It is precisely when the days get colder and shorter that many people take to the sauna. A sauna can be really good for you: the change in temperature trains the body’s heat regulation system and the organism learns to adapt better to various temperatures. But what about going to the sauna when you have a cold: a good or bad idea?

Four-pronged approach to sustainability

Our employees, our farms and a healthy environment are the basis for all our activities. See what our four pillars of sustainability are in this post. They show the areas in which Dole is striving to conserve valuable resources.

Dole goes to the top of the class! Working for a secure future

Perhaps you still remember your schooldays. In some of the countries where Dole operates, however, daily school attendance and extensive healthcare are not things that can be taken for granted and these are precisely the areas where Dole is working with the Dale Foundation in Ecuador and Peru. Read more about this work.

The home of Dole bananas

Today is Costa Rica’s national day – just one more reason to take you away to this idyllic banana paradise. Costa Rica is located in Central America, between Nicaragua and Panama, bounded on the east by the Caribbean and on the west by the Pacific.

Responsibility for tomorrow: what does that mean?

Sustainability, environmental protection and social responsibility are words that are on everyone’s lips these days. But what do these terms mean and what has awareness of tomorrow got to do with us today? We spoke to our colleagues on the ground and found answers to the most important questions.

Shopping with a Grocery List Is Linked to a Healthier Diet and Lower BMI

When it’s time for the weekly grocery haul, do you a) write out a list and stick to it or b) head straight to the store and wing it? If you answered “b”, you may want to grab a pen and pad. A 2015 study from RAND Health, a nonprofit research organization specializing in health policy, found that writing out a grocery list before shopping was linked to lower BMI and healthier food choices in two urban neighborhoods.

Top 5 housekeeping tips using fruit

There is often more to fruit than the delicious pulp. How about adding the skin of a banana to the blender or using pineapple to make cleaning your house easier? Today we have compiled our top 5 fruitiest everyday tips for you!

The Dole Farm Code – with 5 figures for the plantation

If you have a craving for fresh fruit, your first port of call is, naturally, the nearest supermarket. It’s really fascinating when you think about where the delicious vitamin bombs come from and the route that they have taken. Pssst … we can reveal how you can discover the secret of our fruit!

Hot weather headaches – Mitigate migraine risk

Soaring temperatures and scorching sun can trigger summer headaches – even among the young and healthy. Indeed, when Brazilian researchers analyzed data for 100 adolescents between the ages of 10 to 19 years of age, they looked at 44 possible triggering factors.