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Dole Food Co Inc – ‘DEFA14A’ on 10/16/13

On:  Wednesday, 10/16/13, at 9:50pm ET   ·   As of:  10/17/13   ·   Effective:  10/17/13   ·   Accession #:  1193125-13-401464   ·   File #:  1-04455

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  As Of                Filer                Filing    For·On·As Docs:Size              Issuer               Agent

10/17/13  Dole Food Co Inc                  DEFA14A    10/17/13    1:70K                                    RR Donnelley/FA

Additional Definitive Proxy Solicitation Material   —   Schedule 14A
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  DEFA14A  

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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¨   Definitive Proxy Statement
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Dole Food Company, Inc.
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LOGO

IMPORTANT

SPECIAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS

IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 31, 2013

PLEASE INSTRUCT YOUR BANK OR BROKER TO VOTE TODAY!

Dear Sir / Madam:

According to our latest records, your bank or broker has not received your voting instructions for the important meeting of stockholders of Dole Food Company, Inc. to be held on October 31, 2013. Your vote is extremely important, regardless of the number of shares that you own. Please instruct your bank or broker how to vote your shares today so the Company may avoid additional solicitation costs.

Please use one of the following methods to promptly provide voting instructions to your bank or broker:

 

  1. Instruct your bank/broker by Internet: Have your control number listed on the instruction form ready and follow the online instructions. The control number is located in the rectangular box on the right side of your voting instruction form.  

 

  2. Instruct your bank/broker by Telephone: Please use the telephone number printed on your Voter Instruction Form and have your control number listed on the instruction form ready and follow the simple instructions.  

 

  3. Instruct your bank/broker by Mail: Sign, date and return your instruction form in the postage-paid return envelope provided.  

For the reasons set forth in the definitive proxy statement dated October 2, 2013 your Board of Directors unanimously recommends that you vote “FOR” the Merger Proposal, Compensation Proposal and Proposal to Adjourn the Special Meeting. We respectfully request that you vote your shares at your earliest convenience.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call D.F. King & Co., Inc. toll free at (800) 859-8511.

Thank you for your cooperation and continued support.

Sincerely,

 

LOGO

C. Michael Carter

President and Chief Operating Officer


Dates Referenced Herein   and   Documents Incorporated by Reference

This ‘DEFA14A’ Filing    Date    Other Filings
10/31/138-K
Filed as of / Effective on:10/17/13
Filed on:10/16/13
10/2/13
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