Goya Foods Buycott

Goya foods has been in the news a lot lately. Mainly due to the fact that some Americans have decided to boycott them after the CEO attended a White House ceremony and said that we were blessed to have a president that is a builder. ( Here is a video of his comments.) As a cooking instructor, I try to share with you, my students, relevant topics that help in the kitchen, but today I hope you will indulge me a few moments of your time on a topic I feel passionately about.

Some Facts:

- Goya Foods is the largest Hispanic owned company in the USA.

- Goya Foods employs 4,000 people in the US, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Spain.

- Goya Foods donated 1 million cans of chickpeas and 1 million pounds of products to food banks nationwide during the Covid pandemic.