Goya Donates 200,000 Pounds Of Food To Mexico

|Jul 23|magazine6 min read

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in The United States, donates 200,000 pounds of food to families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico. The donation is part of the company's campaign #GoyaGivesGlobal.

"The pandemic affects us all. When our communities here face a crisis, they also feel it in Mexico. We are closely bound together by our families, culture, and our economies are deeply intertwined. We are and will always be a company of passionate people who care about making a difference, and our promise to continue to help our communities by working together with our neighbors in Mexico", said Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods.

Through Goya Gives, a global program committed to promoting the overall well-being of communities through social responsibility, environmental initiatives, and company values, Goya supports each year nearly 300 charitable endeavors, scholarships, and events.  In times of desperate need, Goya has always been at the forefront of disaster and humanitarian relief efforts, providing millions of pounds of food worldwide. 

Since the start of the pandemic, the company has donated a total of 2.5 million pounds of food and 20,000 protective masks. During Hurricane Maria Goya donated over 1 million pounds of food to the people of Puerto Rico, in addition to the starving people of Venezuela during governmental unrest, to the people of Haiti during the earthquake, and at home during Superstorm Sandy, and Hurricanes Isaac, Harvey, and Irene.  Since 1936, giving back is the heart of Goya and has always been a part of the company's DNA.  

To learn more about Goya Gives, please visit: www.goya.com

About Goya Foods

Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central, and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world.  The combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation makes Goya products ideal for every taste and every table.  For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com

For more information, contact:
Natalie J. Maniscalco
845.659.6506 / [email protected]

 

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