Business | Goya Celebrates 75 Years

America’s largest

Hispanic-owned Food Company

When immigrants achieve the American Dream it is noteworthy. When they achieve it by putting family first it is remarkable. Hispanic Lifestyle featured the 75 year old company in episode HLTV #160. If you don’t know the story, Goya Foods grew from a small storefront in 1936, to an international conglomerate today. The iconic immigrant family has been at the forefront of satisfying America’s desire for new flavors, while steadfastly providing Latino immigrants the tastes of home. Countless Hispanic immigrants preserve and share their culinary traditions with many others today and have over the past seven decades because of Goya. This legacy of authenticity, culture and family has made for the realization of an exceptionally tasty slice of the American Dream.

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A recipe for a special occasion, provided by Goya Foods

An Addictive Black Bean Corn Salsa

2 cans (15.5 oz. each) Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 jar (17.6 oz.) Salsa Pico de Gallo
1 can (15.25 oz.) Whole Kernel Corn, drained
3 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 tbsp. chopped Green Pickled Jalapeno Nacho Slices (optional)
1 tbsp. Chili Powder
2 tsp. Cumin
2
tsp. Minced Garlic or 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Directions
1.
In large bowl, combine all ingredients. Using large spoon, gently mix to combine. Serve with tortilla chips. Or, cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to eat.

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Below is our interview with Evelio Fernandez, Vice President of Goya Foods and the great grandson of the founders, Robert Anthony Unanue.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czjH8_NYWkw&feature=channel_video_title

 

Pictures of Goya Foods International Food Presentation

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Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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