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Cacique, Inc., Certified as a Great Place to Work

Cacique, Inc., Certified as a Great Place to Work

Cacique®, America’s Leading Brand of Authentic Hispanic Ingredients, Certified as a Great Place to Work®
Honorable Recognition Bestowed on Company as it Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Cacique, Inc., the leading brand of authentic Mexican-style cheeses, creams and chorizos in the U.S., has been certified as a great workplace today by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Cacique earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at

The Great Place to Work® distinction coincides with Cacique’s celebration of its 45th year in business. Founded in 1973, Cacique’s product offerings include fresh, aged and shredded cheeses, cremas, sour creams, yogurts and chorizos. Family-owned and founded on the principles of Family, Quality, Integrity and Authenticity, Cacique combines the values of a family business with professionalism.

“We at Cacique are honored and humbled to not only receive this recognition by Great Place to Work®, but by our employees,” said Gil de Cardenas, CEO at Cacique. “Cacique is the successful company it is today because of the tireless contributions of each and every member of our team, from our plant workers to our marketing group. Nothing delights us more than to hear that our employees enjoy working at Cacique and feel valued and appreciated, and this feeling is especially sweet as we commemorate 45 years in business.”

From holiday, birthday and anniversary celebrations to a wellness program, Cacique fosters a culture that celebrates its employees. Cacique also supports its team by enrolling them in leadership development courses at major universities in the U.S. The company encourages its members to hone their leadership skills and implement their learnings. Cacique embraces people who are innovative, resourceful, determined, catalysts of change and champions of the company’s values.

Here’s what employees say about working at Cacique:

  • Eighty-eight percent say they’re proud to tell others they work at the company
  • Eighty-five percent say their work has special meaning: it’s not ‘just a job’
  • Eighty-four percent say they feel they make a difference at the company

“We applaud Cacique for seeking certification and releasing its employees’ feedback,” said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work’s Certification Program. “These ratings measure Cacique’s capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace – critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Cacique should take into account as an indicator of high performance.”

Cacique Inc. employees completed 228 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.55.

About Cacique® Inc.
Family-owned and founded in 1973 on the principles of family, quality, integrity and authenticity, Cacique® is now the #1 brand of Hispanic cheeses, creams, yogurts and chorizos in the United States. Headquartered in Monrovia, California, Cacique® remains dedicated to producing fresh, natural and authentic Hispanic products. For more information about Cacique®’s line of products, please visit

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.