Legacy of Excellence

8 Partners Supporting Health, Fitness, and BCRF

Stay healthy and fit with brands that give back to breast cancer research By BCRF | May 10, 2021 Thanks to research, we know that there are several proven steps women can take to reduce their risk of breast cancer—with eating a well-balanced diet and getting regular exercise top among them. BCRF is proud to […]

D’Arrigo California Approved as First Mass Vaccination Clinic Site for Agricultural Workers

Salinas, CA: D’Arrigo California was approved as the first site for mass vaccinations for agriculture workers in Monterey County. D’Arrigo California in partnership with the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California (GSA) and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas (CSVS), hosted a one-day, drive-thru vaccination clinic for Monterey County residents ages 65 and over who […]

Brighter Bites Expects to Impact Approximately 1,200 Families with Support from Local Partners

BRIGHTER BITES ANNOUNCES EXPANSION TO SALINAS, CALIFORNIA Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, announces the launch of its seventh location in Salinas, California. The fertile fields of the Salinas Valley are home to numerous growers, and the headquarters of many Brighter Bites partners making it […]

Simple Nutrition and Health Tips with a Big Payoff

If we could manage obesity, type 2 diabetes, lower our risks of heart disease, stroke, some types of cancer, macular degeneration, cataracts, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s by consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables – then why aren’t we? Well, the fact is, change is hard! Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and […]

The D’Arrigo Legacy: Three Generations of Leadership in the Produce Industry

By Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos and Cory Lunde What drives an individual or organization to rise above in times of adversity? Why are some defeated by challenges and others thrive and come out ahead? Let’s take a glimpse into produce history to examine the unique parallels between the leadership and legacy built and sustained by D’Arrigo California […]

D’Arrigo California Launches Newly Redesigned Andy Boy® Website

D’Arrigo California is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at The new site features a streamlined, modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential Andy Boy® produce information. As we live in a dynamic and constantly evolving produce industry the site serves as a tool to communicate the breadth […]

Wellness: Change your habits, change your life!

Why is wellness so difficult to achieve? If we could manage obesity, type 2 diabetes, lower our risks of heart disease, stroke, some types of cancer, macular degeneration, cataracts, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s by consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables – then why aren’t we? Well, the fact is, change is hard! Wellness is an […]

Agricultural Community Giving Challenge for Food Service Agencies Addressing Needs Brought on by COVID-19

John D’Arrigo, CEO/President and Chairman of the Board for D’Arrigo California is partnering with the Grower Shipper Association (GSA) Foundation/Ag Against Hunger to create an Ag industry-designated charitable giving opportunity.   Our goal is to help individuals and families in our communities who are struggling from food insecurity and the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  […]

D’Arrigo California Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a 21 Year Partnership of “Growing For Prevention”

Cartons with BCRF pink ribbon

October 1, 2020 – Salinas, CA:  As of 1999, D’Arrigo California has donated over $2 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to fund innovative breast cancer research.  To raise awareness a pink ribbon adorns the packaging and cartons of D’Arrigo California products under   the Andy Boy® label that you find in grocery stores and restaurants domestically […]

Electronic Shipping Kiosk at D’Arrigo California

D’Arrigo California has implemented shipping kiosks at their shipping facility in Salinas, CA.  This innovative tool, which contains a proprietary software program, was developed to improve efficiencies of the shipping process.  D’Arrigo California’s investment in the electronic shipping kiosks and its proprietary software program demonstrates its commitment to provide efficiencies throughout its supply chain. The […]

Need an Immunity BOOST? Bring on the Broccoli Rabe!

Andy Boy Broccoli Rabe Infographic

Your body’s ability to fight infection and disease depends on your immune system. The immune system is made up of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect your body from illness and infection.  D’Arrigo California is launching a BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY health campaign, stated Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, Director of Marketing, “to keep well-balanced and […]

D’Arrigo California Welcomes New Talent to the Sales and Marketing Departments

D’Arrigo California is excited to announce and welcome Maya Capurro as a Sales Assistant and Morgan Tinari as a Marketing and Culinary Assistant. Maya graduated from California Polytechnic State University in just 3 years.  She majored in Agribusiness Management and as a student was active in the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Food Distribution Research Society […]

Clean Air Leaders Top Award Presented to D’Arrigo California

The Monterey Bay Air Resources District honored D’Arrigo California with the Climate Change Advocate Award.  John D’Arrigo, President/CEO and Chairman of the Board of D’Arrigo California received the award and stated, “D’Arrigo California will be celebrating its family of companies 100th anniversary next year and I am extremely proud that our dedicated staff of over […]

Seasons Greetings to You and Yours

The ho-ho-ho-lidays are the busiest times of the year, full of merrymaking, fun festivities, delicious dishes and candy cane cocktails. From small bites to hearty soups and filling entrees, we have the best Christmas recipes to make your holiday sparkle. Sesame Broccoli Rabe Crostini I think that we can all agree that everything is tastier on […]

California Sun Dry & Andy Boy #TisTheSeason Giveaway

🎄 🎄GIVEAWAY TIME 🎄 🎄  ‘Tis the season for giveaways… and we want to show that we are grateful for YOU! To help make your holidays a bit easier, we’ve partnered with California Sun Dry for our #TisTheSeason Giveaway. Enter for the chance to win one $100 Andy Boy Visa gift card, one California Sun Dry […]