It's hard to resist the tangy sweetness of pineapples, which is probably why they used to be found outside homes to welcome new guests. The historically rich fruit, a symbol of friendship and hospitality, makes a refreshing accompaniment to a number of tasty summer dishes and drinks.   

From barbecues to sweet treats, DOLE® Canada's line of fresh tasting pineapple products will turn your recipes into memorable meals. Canned pineapple chunks, tidbits, slices and 100% Premium Pineapple Juice compliment many dishes while saving on prep time, so you can spend more time enjoying the summer.

WIN AN END OF SUMMER PARTY

Your summer isn’t complete without a party to end the season. DOLE® wants to give you and 12 friends a chance to party like a pineapple at an end of summer bash hosted in your backyard!

Enjoy the party and let DOLE® handle the rest. One lucky Foodism reader will win catered pineapple-inspired hors d’oeuvres and delicious pineapple cocktails, specially curated and served by Drinksmith. Plus, DOLE® will transform your backyard or rooftop with tropical themed décor complete with swag bags for you and your friends.

The question is: What is pineapple a symbol of?

Competition closes: 20th August 2017

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By entering, you also agree to share your information with DOLE® Canada and to receive email communications from DOLE. You may unsubscribe to any of these at any point.

To enter you must be of legal drinking age, no purchase required.

Prize is open to residents of Ontario. Party must be held at your residence in the Greater Toronto Area on one of the following dates: September 9, 10, 16 or 17, 2017.

Prize is non-transferable and has no cash value.

Contest closes August 20, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT and the winner will be notified by email.

Winner will have 24 hours to claim the prize. If unclaimed after 24 hours, a runner-up will be randomly selected.

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