Our story

Rizo-Lopez Foods, Inc. has been manufacturing the finest quality Mexican and Central American cheeses, creams, meats, beverages and desserts under the Don Francisco Brand since 1990. Principals Ivan and Edwin Francisco Rizo have applied their management and technical expertise to create a solid, well-run company with an outstanding line of products.

Using recipes from Mexico and Central America, they have combined the artisan manufacturing techniques of the Old World with the stringent manufacturing standards of the State of California.

Rizo-Lopez Foods, Inc. uses only the finest ingredients (such as only Grade A milk from California) for the manufacture of its award-winning cheeses. Thanks to its friendly customer service and competitive prices, the company has been able to achieve spectacular success, steady growth and a loyal customer base. You’ll find Don Francisco cheeses at the finest supermarkets in California, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Washington, Illinois, North Carolina, Oregon, Nevada, and Texas.

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