With the Covid-19 pandemic, global food insecurity is at an all-time high. UNICEF estimates that around 800 million people went hungry in 2020. To help combat this crisis, Dole Sunshine Company recently made a promise to make nutritious foods accessible to one billion people by 2025. The food company has enlisted Dr. Lara Ramdin to serve as its first Chief Innovation Officer, leading innovation and sustainability efforts. These include reducing fruit loss, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, and eliminating fossil-based plastic waste.
In 2020, Dole