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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: May 9, 2013

 

 

DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-4455   99-0035300

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

One Dole Drive

Westlake Village, California 91362

(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (818) 879-6600

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Section 8. Other Events

 

Item 8.01. Other Events

On May 9, 2013, Dole Food Company, Inc. issued a press release to report that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program for up to $200 million of Dole’s outstanding common stock. The text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

Section 9. Financial Statement and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

99.1 Press Release, dated May 9, 2013, reporting that the Board of Directors of Dole Food Company, Inc. has approved a share repurchase program for up to $200 million of Dole’s outstanding common stock.

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Dated: May 9, 2013    

DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.

    REGISTRANT
      By:  

/S/ BETH POTILLO

        Beth Potillo
        Senior Vice President and Treasurer

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

99.1    Press Release, dated May 9, 2013, reporting that the Board of Directors of Dole Food Company, Inc. has approved a share repurchase program for up to $200 million of Dole’s outstanding common stock.

 

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