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Henry Cárdenas has spent the last 30 years managing and producing some of the largest live entertainment shows and concerts in the United States and across Latin America. He founded Cárdenas Marketing Network (CMN) in 2002 and currently leads an award-winning team to orchestrate innovative campaigns for corporate giants including Anheuser-Busch, Wrigley Jr. Company and H&R Block among others. Today, CMN is recognized as the largest producer of Latin music concerts and sporting events in the United States, staging over 150 events every year. "I am grateful to be honored by Goya and the Spain US Chamber of Commerce," said Henry Cardenas, CEO of CMN and co-founder of Maestro Cares.  "Out of all of my accomplishments, creating Maestro Cares was by far my greatest.  Together, we set out to make a difference in the lives of children without food, love, and proper care, and instead, each of the children we have helped has given us so much more in return.  This is just the beginning." In 2012, Mr. Cárdenas teamed up with business associate and Grammy Award winner Marc Anthony to launch the Maestro Cares Foundation in an effort to help disadvantaged children in developing Latin American countries. The mission of Maestro Cares is to improve the quality of life for orphaned children throughout Latin America by providing housing, classrooms, health clinics, dining and recreational facilities.  Since its founding, the Foundation has opened up orphanages in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Mexico.  New projects are currently in process in Peru, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, Guatemala and Chicago. Goya Foods is a founding member of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has fully supported the organization's outstanding work since 1959. "We are truly honored to host and organize this prestigious event for one of our founding members," Alan D. Solomont, President of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said about this celebration. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food 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; their combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation make them ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com About the Spain - U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Founded in New York in 1959, the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce fosters the economic ties between Spain and the United States and has grown to become one of the leading transatlantic business organizations.  The Chamber is a private, not-for-profit, membership institution that represents the interests of companies that have established, or are interested in establishing business and commercial relations between these two countries.  We provide our members with access to practical, measurable business expansion opportunities by delivering high-caliber networking and targeted marketing platforms and events, as well as top-quality business intelligence and regulatory advice and influence. It also provides a forum in which Spanish business executives in the United States and American business executives with Spanish interests may identify, discuss and pursue common interests and opportunities regarding their activities.  For more information on the Chamber, please visit www.spainuscc.org To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/goya-foods--the-spain-us-chamber-of-commerce-honors-henry-cardenas-with-the-iii-goya-hispanic-achievement-award-300459372.html


NUEVA YORK, 17 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Goya Foods, la empresa hispana de alimentación más importante de Estados Unidos, y la Cámara de Comercio España-Estados Unidos premiaron a Henry Cárdenas con el III Goya Hispanic Achievement Award, durante una exclusiva...


BOSTON, 28 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Goya Foods, la mayor compañía de alimentos de propiedad Hispana en los Estados Unidos, donó 10,000 libras de alimentos a Caridades Católicas de Boston (Catholic Charities of Boston), en reconocimiento del 50 aniversario del...


"We're honored to be able to donate much-needed food to Catholic Charities in recognition of the festival's 50th anniversary and their efforts in bringing the rich culture of Puerto Rico to the community," said Rafael Toro, Director of Public Relations of Goya Foods.  "We always strive to do our part in helping others who need it the most and encourage others to do the same." The food will go directly to Catholic Charities' food pantries in the South End of Boston, Somerville and Dorchester, Massachusetts, serving close to 600 people daily, Monday through Friday. "We are so grateful to Goya for their support.  This donation could not have come at a better time as the demand at our food pantries is at its highest during the summer. Goya is making it possible for our staff and volunteers to help provide important safety net services for families in our community," said Deborah Kincade Rambo, President of Catholic Charities of Boston. The donation is part of the Goya Gives campaign, a national initiative committed to supporting local communities through social causes.  Goya has donated millions of pounds of food to organizations worldwide and continues to support over 250 organizations, events and cultural institutions.  "On behalf of the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts and in honor of our 50th anniversary, we are so grateful to Goya Foods and Catholic Charities in supporting our organization's mission to give back to the community and to be able to help families throughout Boston," said Edwin Alicea, President of the Puerto Rican Festival." Goya's annual food donations also serve to encourage consumers to participate in the message and act of helping those in need. Consumers can share the #GoyaGives message with friends and family through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @goyafoods and @CharitiesBoston. For more information about Goya Foods and the #GoyaGives campaign, please visit www.goya.com. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food 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; Goya's combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation make Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com About Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston: For more than 110 years, Catholic Charities has continued its mission of building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. As one of the largest providers of social services in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities of Boston offers nearly 90 programs and services in 27 locations. Our service sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts helped nearly 200,000 of our neediest neighbors of all faiths last year.


The Goya Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship and Goya Employee Scholarship were established to honor Goya's commitment to higher education. "Goya has a long-standing history of supporting the community and implementing educational programs to help strengthen the development and growth of our youth and educational systems," says Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods.  "The Goya Scholarship Funds act not only as a symbol of our appreciation to our employees and to our community but helps promote the importance of higher education." Administered by Scholarship America®, Goya's Scholarship Funds are available annually on a competitive basis to students entering a two-year or four-year institution.  Those applying for the Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship must be enrolled as a freshman as a Culinary Arts and/or Food Sciences major.  Scholarships are in the amount of $5,000, awarded per academic year and are renewable for up to three additional years, totally $20,000, provided the student remains eligible to receive funding. For more information about the upcoming 2017-2018 scholarships, please log onto www.goya.com Acceptance of applications will begin on November 16, 2017. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean Islands, 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 every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com About Scholarship America: Scholarship America mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $3.1 billion in scholarship assistance to 2 million students, funding both entry-level and multi-year scholarships and emergency financial grants. More information is available at scholarshipamerica.org. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/goya-foods-announces-recipients-of-the-annual-nationwide-goya-culinary-arts-and-food-sciences-scholarship-and-the-goya-employee-scholarship-300464258.html


"We have always believed in the importance of helping families in need," said Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods. "Since my grandfather started Goya in 1936, we have worked hard to demonstrate the values we hold true to the foundation of Goya Foods and what better way to give back to our country than with the nourishment of a healthy meal." The 'Can Do' campaign is Goya's way to give back to the community and provide consumers with the opportunity to be a part of Goya and Feeding America's fight to end hunger in the United States.  Each donation will be made in the name of Goya's retail partners throughout the country, which will also give supermarkets the opportunity to be part of this new initiative.  The 'Can Do' campaign is part of Goya Gives, a national initiative committed to supporting local communities through social and environmental causes. "Feeding America is excited to partner with Goya Foods," said Karen Hanner, Managing Director of Manufacturing Partnerships at Feeding America. "With 42 million people in the U.S. facing hunger, we welcome new partners to the table to help us provide more food to people in need." The 'Can Do' campaign kicked off June 1, 2017 and will end May 31, 2018.  For every can of GOYA® Refried Beans purchased during the month of June, Goya will donate food products to Feeding America.  Throughout the course of the year, Goya will feature a different product promotion, including GOYA® Coconut Water during August, and GOYA® Refried Beans and GOYA® Ready to Eat Red Label Beans during September. For details on this donation, please visit www.goya.com/goyagives.  Learn more about Feeding America and how it supports local food banks at www.FeedingAmerica.org. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean Islands, 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 every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com About Feeding America: Feeding America® is the largest hunger-relief organization in the Unites States. Through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide meals to more than 46 million people each year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/goya-foods-launches-the-can-do-campaign-to-benefit-feeding-america-and-local-food-banks-as-part-of-the-goya-gives-initiative-300482011.html


La campaña "Can Do" es la manera en la que Goya retribuye a la comunidad y les da a los consumidores la oportunidad de ser parte de la lucha de Goya y Feeding America para acabar con el hambre en los Estados Unidos. Cada donación se hará a nombre de los socios minoristas de Goya en todo el país, lo que le dará también a los supermercados la oportunidad de ser parte de esta nueva iniciativa. La campaña "Can Do" es parte de "Goya Gives", una iniciativa nacional, comprometida a apoyar a las comunidades, a través de causas sociales y ambientales.


"What better way to celebrate the Dominican Day Parade than by helping others and giving back to our community," said Rafael Toro, Director of Public Relations of Goya Foods.  "To Goya, it's not just about donating food or money, but about making a difference in the lives of our consumers and their families." The food will go directly to Catholic Charities' food pantries, where it will be distributed to hundreds of families in need.  "We are grateful for the ongoing generosity of Goya and their support in our mission to providing meals to all hungry New Yorkers in need," said Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan. "In celebrating Dominican Week, we highlight one of the many communities our agencies are proud to serve." The donation is part of the Goya Gives campaign, a national initiative committed to supporting local communities through social causes.  Goya has donated millions of pounds of food to organizations worldwide and continues to support over 250 organizations, events and cultural institutions.  "We are proud to partner with Goya in the spirit of our Dominican culture, which embraces community and service," said Maria Khury, Chair, Board of Directors of the Dominican Day Parade. "Catholic Charities fights hunger, among many other causes, and it is our distinct honor that Goya is making this significant donation in recognition of our mission." Goya's annual food donations also serve to encourage consumers to participate in the message and act of helping those in need. Consumers can share the #GoyaGives message with friends and family through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @goyafoods and @CathCharitiesNY ‏ For more information about Goya Foods and the #GoyaGives campaign, please visit www.goya.com. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food 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; Goya's combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation make Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com About Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York: Currently celebrating their 100th year, Catholic Charities is a federation of approximately 90 agencies and programs located throughout the 10 counties of the Archdiocese of New York, helping to solve the problems of New Yorkers in need – non-Catholics and Catholics alike – with services that protect and nurture children, strengthen families and resolve crises, assist the hungry and homeless, support the physically and emotionally challenged, and integrate immigrants and refugees. In 2017, Catholic Charities is marking a 100-year legacy of service and launching the next century of providing help and creating hope for New Yorkers in need. Catholic Charities is recommitting to providing basic human services that are efficient, effective, accountable and caring – and to being a valued partner in building the fabric of a caring New York. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. For more information on how to donate or volunteer, please visit our website at catholiccharitiesny.org. About the Dominican Day Parade in New York: Since reconstituted in 2015, the Dominican Day Parade Organization has been a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to celebrate the cultural heritage of people who trace their ancestry to the Dominican Republic either by birth or descent.  The organization promotes and supports the contributions of people of Dominican ancestry. We acknowledge the heritage and contributions of the Dominican community throughout the world. We celebrate the richness of the Dominican culture, folklore and popular traditions for generations to come, as highlighted when we celebrate several community outreach programs and cultural events leading up to our annual benefit gala culminating in the celebration of our parade the 2nd Sunday of the month of August appropriately on the Avenue of the Americas. Follow us on #DRPARADEUSA and Facebook Dominican parade. For more information on how to donate, participate or volunteer, please visit our website at dominicanparade.org


JERSEY CITY, Nueva Jersey, 14 de Agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Goya Foods, la mayor compañía de alimentos de propiedad Hispana en los Estados Unidos, donó 10,000 libras de alimentos a Caridades Católicas de Nueva York (Catholic Charities of New York),...


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In 2012, Goya collaborated with the USDA and First Lady Michelle Obama to promote the MyPlate/ MiPlato campaign among Hispanic and general market consumers as well as with Mayor Bloomberg's Low Salt initiative. Both campaigns have provided Goya the opportunity to expand and market its product portfolio as well as provide the necessary tools and education to meet the health needs of consumers.  Goya has produced and distributed over 1 billion products marked with the MyPlate/ MiPlato logo and created more than 250,000 copies of two editions of the MyPlate/ MiPlato cookbook, brochures, posters and lesson plans that have been distributed to consumers, supermarkets, schools, and events nationwide.  In addition, Goya has reached millions by integrating healthy eating into its overall communications campaigns and continue to focus on the health and wellbeing of their consumers. About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain, Central and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world; their combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation make them ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com and follow @goyafoods on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Youtube. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/goya-foods-launches-better-for-you-product-line-300453706.html

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