Still in celebration of their 50th Anniversary, Dolefil (Dole Philippines, Inc) opened a photo exhibition called "The Golden Gallery" yesterday June 24, 2013 at the atrium of SM City General Santos.

The opening was attended by Dolefil employees and officials headed by its Vice President and Managing Director Simon Denye. Among the invited guests include personalities from the local business sector, media, photographers, and some local government officials like outgoing Gensan City Mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio and 2nd district of South Cotabato Congressman-elect Atty. Ferdinand Hernandez.


Dolefil's "The Golden Gallery" at SM City General Santos retraces 50 years of Dolefil's presence in the Philippines, specifically in Polomolok, South Cotabato. Iconic photos showing major events in the community and shots depicting the early days of Dolefil were on display. There were photos of Dole company founder James Drummond Dole and other significant personalities that has contributed to what Dolefil has become.
Photo of James Dole, the company's founder
In 1978, Dolefil set a world record when it produced a 17.5 pound pineapple.
A photo of a jeepney stranded at Klinan River in Polomolok after a heavy rain.
Also on display at The Golden Gallery is this photo of Pres. Aquino awarding the Grand Kapatid Award to Dolefil through VP and Managing Director Simon Denye
Some of Dolefil's early publications on display at The Golden Gallery
And some photos from the recent activities of the 50th Anniversary of Dolefil can also be seen on display at The Golden Gallery.

A photo of street dancers from Buluan, Maguindanao during Dolefil's Festival of Festivals being displayed at  The Golden Gallery

Dolefil's "The Golden Gallery" at the Atrium of SM City General Santos is open for public viewing from June 25- 30, 2013

It's a great venue to learn more about the early days of Dole Philippines and as well as of South Cotabato.


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