Westlake Village, California-based Dole Food, producer and marketer of fruit and vegetables, has extended its exchange offer to exchange up to US$400m principal amount of newly issued "7-1/4% Senior Notes Due 2009" registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for a like principal amount of its outstanding privately placed "7-1/4% Senior Notes Due 2009", to 5:00pm (NYC-time) 23 July.