Dole Whip

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Dole Whip and Dole Whip float as served at Walt Disney World

Dole Whip[1] (also known as Dole Soft Serve) is a soft serve frozen dessert created by Dole Food Company in 1986.[2] It comes in six fruit flavors: pineapple (which in this flavor is also known generically as pineapple whip), strawberry, mango, orange, lemon and raspberry. Dole Whip is well-known at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. They serve it by itself and with Dole pineapple juice called a Dole Whip float. It has achieved a cult following among Disney park-goers.[2][3][4]

Although known to many to be a Disney treat, it is widely available in the United States, and is also distributed internationally.

The popular dessert, served in a cup or in a glass of pineapple juice as a float topped with a maraschino cherry and Polynesian paper umbrella, is a benefit of Disneyland's long-standing relation with Dole Foods, corporate sponsors of Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room.

Dole Whip begins as Dole Soft Serve dry soft serve mix. It is mixed with water in a mixing bucket and poured in a commercial soft serve machine. The product is dairy-free, gluten-free, cholesterol-free, and fat-free.[5] In 1997, Kent Precision Foods Group stepped in to license the Dole Whip.[2]

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  1. ^ 6, dolesoftserve April; 2016 (2016-03-31). "DOLE Whip™ vs. DOLE® Soft Serve". dolesoftserve. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c Trinh, Jean. "The History Of Dole Whip And Its Cult Following At Disneyland". LAist. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  3. ^ "Dole Whip's not just for Disney anymore". Discover San Diego. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "A dozen frozen treat shops around the Wyoming Valley to visit this summer". The Times Leader. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "DOLE® Soft Serve :: Product Information". Retrieved 2016-04-29.