AFS’ ingredient systems help create authentic Mexican, Tex-Mex or Southwestern taste experiences
April 29, 2021
Mexican foods consistently rank among the most popular cuisines among Americans. Moreover, its evolutionary branching off into “Tex-Mex” and “Southwestern” regional foods has further enhanced popularity.
Creative chefs are probing into the interior flavors of indigenous cultures within the countries of the southern part of the Western Hemisphere as well as moving beyond Hispanic flavors to delve into the non-Hispanic culinary traditions of countries such as Brazil, Guyana, and Suriname
American consumers are coming to recognize that the term “Latin cuisine” encompasses far more than the foods of Mexico and Central America or even the few dishes from South America that have hit the mainstream here.
The investment will support the company's long-term growth strategy
January 29, 2021
Cacique®, LLC – an independently owned Hispanic foods company and maker of authentic Mexican-style cheeses, cremas, and chorizos in the US – announced an addition to the company's ownership group as part of a round of funding that will be used to accelerate the brand's continued rapid growth nationwide. Boston-based investment manager The Baupost Group, LLC ("Baupost") will take a minority stake in Cacique.
Move creates expansive Hispanic frozen novelty company
January 21, 2021
Wind Point Partners and portfolio company Tropicale Foods, a manufacturer of authentic Hispanic-inspired frozen novelty products under the Helados Mexico brand, announced the acquisition of Paleteria La Michoacana (“PLM”), a portfolio company of Canum Capital Partners and Greyrock Capital Group.
Coming out of the holidays can be stressful enough, but 2020 brought on new anxieties with the COVID-19 pandemic; in fact, Datassential found that more than one-quarter of consumers increased comfort eating after initial shelter-in-place restrictions began.
The three new side dishes are packaged in convenient-to-prepare microwavable pouches
October 12, 2020
La Tortilla Factory recently introduced new Authentic Mexican Side Dishes. Always passionate about innovating in the Mexican food category, La Tortilla Factory has expanded beyond the tortilla aisle, introducing three new microwavable pouches.