Goya Foods Honored by City of Los Angeles for Supporting Fight Against Hunger on 75th Anniversary
05/23/2011

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic food company in nation, was honored today by the City of Los Angeles when Councilmember José Huizar presented a resolution to Goya citing its tradition of giving, community service and food donations initiatives celebrating the company’s milestone 75th Anniversary.

Online PR News – 23-May-2011 – – LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2011) —Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic food company in nation, was honored today by the City of Los Angeles when Councilmember José Huizar presented a resolution to Goya citing its tradition of giving, community service and food donations initiatives celebrating the company’s milestone 75th Anniversary.

“We at Goya have a long long-standing commitment to support the communities that support us and to the fight against hunger,” said Evelio Fernandez, Goya Vice President California and Texas. “Goya’s future growth is here on the West Coast and we will continue to work with and support those that strive to improve the quality of life for our families and our communities.”

To mark its 75th year Goya donated one million pounds of food in 13 locations across the country including Los Angeles, in Boyle Heights at Hollenbeck Middle School in mid-march. It was the largest ever, single-day food donation by a food company. Working with United Way and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Goya’s local donation was 75,000 pounds. Goya has donated extensively to local and national organizations as well as disaster recovery efforts around the world. In 2010 alone, Goya donated more than 1.5 million pounds of food internationally. For recipes and more information visit http://www.goya.com