JERSEY CITY, NJ, December 21, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic food company in United States, delivers 220,000 pounds of food to residents of Venezuela, who continue to suffer from severe food shortages. This is the second installment of a food donation of 400,000 pounds, which is part of the company’s #GoyaGivesGlobal campaign and made possible with the help of the Embassy of Venezuela at United States, humanitarian agencies, charities and the United Nations.
“We thank the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela To United States, Carlos vecchio, for her support in making Goya’s donation possible and safely delivering food directly to those who need it most. The Gran Familia Goya offers our prayers and the gift of the fruits of our labor to our brothers and sisters of Venezuela who are in desperate need, ”said Bob unanue, president of Goya Foods.
“Thank you, Goya, for the important donation of crucial humanitarian aid to Venezuela. Goya continues to show his continued commitment to the dramatic situation in which the inhabitants of Venezuela cross. For the interim government of the president Juan Guaido, it is a priority to take care of Venezuelans who suffer from lack of food, medicine and other basic necessities. These 220,000 pounds of significant donation were distributed directly to Venezuela by entities specializing in humanitarian aid ”, declared Carlos vecchio, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela To United States.
Through Goya Gives, a global program committed to promoting the general well-being of communities through social responsibility, environmental initiatives and corporate values, Goya supports nearly 300 charities, scholarships and events each year. . Since the start of the pandemic, the company has donated more than 3.5 million pounds of food and 20,000 protective masks.
About Goya Foods
Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic food company and has established itself as the leader in Latin American foods 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 all tastes and tables. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com.
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