Dole Leads May 26 Celebration of National Fruit & Vegetable Holiday

Official National Holiday on Thursday, May 26

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dole:

WHAT:

 

The second annual celebration of National Eat More Fruits and
Vegetables Day (NEMF&VD)
, an official national holiday
created in 2015 to encourage greater public consumption of fresh
produce.

 

HAPPENINGS:

Kickoff of the National Get Up and
Grow!™ Together Tour
, a 42-city celebration of healthy
living. Three caravans arrive in New York City, Dallas and New
Orleans
in time for the May 26 holiday before visiting 400
free public Tour stops through September.

 

FREE public offerings at each Tour stop
include recipe tastes, recipe booklets, a Kid’s Corner,
healthy-living insights, sharable selfies, the onsite Healthy
Living Challenge Kiosk
and other fun, interactive experiences
and giveaways for kids and adults.

 

Official NEMF&VD Twitter Party on
Thurs., May 26, 8-9pm ET
. Dole is partnering with
actor, comedian and social media guru Stephen Kramer Glickman to
rally the social community to share healthy fruit and veggie
recipes and tips. For details, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/DoleTube.

 

WHEN:

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Tour Kickoff in New York City, Dallas and New Orleans
National Social Media and Virtual Celebration
 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Bob or Collin at Amusement Park PR – (714) 881-2300

Comments from Dole produce experts, RDs and chefs available.

 

FOR MORE INFO:

www.dole.com/GetUpAndGrow.

Contacts

Amusement Park PR
Bob Ochsner or Collin Whitley, 714-881-2300