New Additions to D’Arrigo California

February 22, 2022 D’Arrigo California

As consumers increase their appetite for healthier food options and the desire to incorporate more vegetables into their diets, D’Arrigo California, a farming leader of healthy and delicious vegetables, announces three new items in the Andy Boy® label: Florentino® AKA Sweet Baby Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts and Celery.

Happy 98th Birthday Andy D’Arrigo, Produce Icon and Philanthropist

February 1, 2022 D’Arrigo California

Andy D’Arrigo was born in Stockton, CA on February 1, 1924 to Stefano and Concetta D’Arrigo.  Stefano, an immigrant from Messina, Sicily, arrived at the immigration station at Ellis Island in New York aboard RMS Cretic on May 5, 1911 at the age of seventeen. Andy’s success is a result of hard work, perseverance and doing all the things they told him he could not do.

John D’Arrigo Honored with the Eugene G. Sander Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Arizona

November 11, 2021 D’Arrigo California

John D’Arrigo, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board for D’Arrigo California has been honored by the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as an influential visionary and agricultural leader.  John was bestowed the prestigious Eugene G. Sander Lifetime Achievement Award for his leadership in the agricultural industry, his service to the community and contributions to the University of Arizona’s, Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture.

D’Arrigo California Brings Awareness, Hope and Cooking for a Cure in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

October 20, 2021 D’Arrigo California

Studies show a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables can lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of obesity, glycemic disorders, cancers and cardiovascular diseases.  Produce company, D’Arrigo California is partnering with Candice Walker, foodie influencer of Proportional Plate, to host a virtual and interactive cooking class featuring Andy Boy produce.

D’Arrigo California’s Commitment to Breast Cancer Research

October 11, 2021 D’Arrigo California

Breast cancer is among the leading health issues women face in the United States. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.  These statistics are both alarming and growing, which is one of the reasons why D’Arrigo California began its partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) back in 1999.  To date D’Arrigo California has donated $2 million dollars to fund over 42,000 hours of cancer research.