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Celebrating our 85th Anniversary

About Goya Company
Goya 85th year

Company Statement

This year marks the 85th anniversary of Goya Foods – a significant milestone in the company’s history! Through our year-long 85th anniversary campaign we celebrate the success and hard work of our 4,500 employees who have built Goya into the trusted American brand that it is today and we pay tribute to our consumers who have supported us for 85 years. We are a community of passionate people making a difference through the food we produce, and the organizations we support. The very essence of who we are is reflected in our unwavering dedication to provide high-quality, and authentic products. Our 85th anniversary is a celebration of the culinary traditions of our family culture and the delicious Latin flavors from around the world!

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Our History


Founded in 1936, 85 years ago, by Spanish immigrants, Goya Foods, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States and the premier source for authentic Latin cuisine. Combined with authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation, Goya provides consumers with over 2,600 high-quality and affordable food products from the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain, Central and South America.

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Goya Gives Water
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Goya Gives

For over 85 years, Goya Foods has been a proud supporter of nearly 300 charitable endeavors, programs, scholarships, and events that promote culture and benefit overall community wellness. Goya has also taken the lead in numerous disaster relief efforts, providing food donations in times of crisis and consistently working with local food banks, charities and non-profits to assist those less fortunate.

Community Work

Goya Gives | Catholic Charities

Goya Gives | Catholic Charities

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Goya Gives | City Harvest

Goya Gives | City Harvest

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Goya Gives | Maestro Cares

Goya Gives | Maestro Cares

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Celebrating Latinas

Renewable energy
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For 85 years Goya has positioned itself as a leader in the Hispanic food industry and a trusted American brand, while recognizing the important role businesses play in leading the way for an environmental change. In fact, Goya is the largest user of solar energy within Hispanic owned food & beverage companies and ranks in the top 10 corporate solar users in the food and beverage industry in the US. The company also continuously updates its facilities through technology adhering to energy saving practices, environmental protection and resources management.

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Healthy family


The health and welfare of our consumers has always been an important issue for Goya. During our 85 years, we’ve produced high quality, nutritious products; low-sodium, sugar free and organic items; and healthier MyPlate recipes that keep to the culinary traditions of our Latin roots. To continue to show our commitment, we’ve launched the "85 Healthier Habits" campaign, partnering with nutrition, wellness, and fitness experts around the country who share their information about healthier lifestyles and ways to enjoy the foods we love.

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USDA organic


Whole Grain organic

Whole Grain

Gluten Free organic

Gluten Free

Vegetarian organic


0g Trans Fat organic

0g Trans Fat

Low Sodium organic

Low Sodium

85 Healthy Habits

  • Know Your Food
  • Healthier Cooking Techniques

Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts: Know Your Food

Nutrition Facts: Know Your Food

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Healthy Cooking Techniques

Healthy Cooking Techniques

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The contents of this website are for general educational purposes only and are not intended to offer personal medical advice or address the treatment or mitigation of diseases or health conditions. You should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. And, as always, please review the nutrition information on the label of all packaged food for information about the levels in the food of total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.

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