Dole Food Company, Inc.
Westlake Village, CA US
|Dole Food Company, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20100006461||PLANT PRODUCT, COMPONENTS THEREFOR AND METHODS RELATING THERETO - A plant product includes a plant item and an envelope attached directly to the plant item wherein a flat object, such as a flattened vase, an instruction card, a storybook, a seed packet or a greeting card, is disposed in the envelope's interior. The plant item may be wrapped in a wrapper to which the envelope is secured, such as by an adhesive. Also disclosed is a structure for an exemplary envelope and flattened vase combination. A method utilizing these articles is also described. Where a flattened vase is used, it is of a type that can be selectively configured to an expanded state to receive the plant item.||01-14-2010|
|20090082964||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING PRODUCTION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS - In harvesting an agricultural product from a field to allow for later identification of a specific section of field where the harvesting occurred, harvest source information is inputted. A first Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinate corresponding to a first location in the specific section of field is captured. The agricultural product is harvested from the first location to a second location in the specific section of field. The harvested agricultural product is stored in a set of containers. A second GPS coordinate corresponding to the second location is captured. A unique Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) value is associated to each container of the set of containers to create a set of RFID values. The source information, the first GSP coordinate, and the second GPS coordinate are associated to the set of RFID values.||03-26-2009|
Patent applications by Dole Food Company, Inc.