By Dena Haines of EnjoyJava:
Giraldo Farms is a 100% Colombian coffee that has an organic option and comes in regular and some flavor options (like vanilla, hazelnut) along with a decaf option.
By Theresa Kushner of Latin Business Today:
Andrea decided that she needed to share with the world the best instant coffee that Colombia had to offer. Thus, Giraldo Farms was born.
By Victoria Arena of LatinasinBusiness.us:
Giraldo Farms has since become a success, lauded as New York City’s favorite Colombian instant coffee.
By Morgan Morris from Spoon University:
Last but not least is the Giraldo Farms Instant coffee. This coffee has a mild flavor with a slight caramel flavor. It's a little too watery for my taste.
By Mary Forsell from Hudson Valley Magazine:
Like most of us, Andrea Giraldo looks forward to her first morning cup of coffee. But it’s not just about waking up. For this Pearl River resident, that brew is a daily reminder of her roots: The coffee is her own brand, which sources beans grown on her family’s ancestral farm in Colombia.
From Community Capital New York:
Andrea Giraldo, forced to flee to New York from Colombia with her husband and 4-year old son when guerillas threatened abduction and worse, used her hometown contacts to help her develop a namesake brand to give Melita, Kraft and Folgers heady competition.
By AMELIA BIRDSALL of latinosempresarios.blogspot.com:
The New York Latino Business congratulates Andrea Giraldo for her achievement and encourages the community to pursue similar endeavors.
By Kitchen Daily from Huffpost:
"This left a powdery coating on my tongue." "Caramel flavor." "Watery but not wretched." "Nice and mild." - Joseph Erdos/The Huffington Post
By Allan Goldstein from Patch:
Giraldo, a Pearl River resident who today owns and operates a successful food distribution company, exhibited her acumen with the art of the deal at that early age when she took advantage of a business opportunity regarding chewing gum.
By William Demarest, Patch Staff:
Outstanding Business Community Awards were given to Ellen Badinelli of West Nyack - founder/CEO ScanAvert, Andrea Giraldo of Pearl River - founder/CEO A&G Trading Corp. and Cheryl Rogowski of Warwick - Farmer/Entrepreneur.
By Gayle E. Santana from Bella Online:
One of the things I noticed about Andrea Giraldo is her fierce passion and pride. Pride in being a woman, a mom, of her Latina heritage and the rarity of being a woman at the helm of her own business in an industry dominated by men.