Sunday, March 29, 2015

Salsa is overtaking ketchup in the United States

According to the AP, salsa is now overtaking ketchup as the most popular condiment in the USA.

Salsa is overtaking ketchup in the United States

By 2017, Hispanic foods will be an $11 billion market.
By 2017, Hispanic foods will be an $11 billion market.

According to the AP, salsa is now overtaking ketchup as the most popular condiment in the USA.

The shift has been caused by a number of factors, including growth in Hispanic immigrant and minority populations and the corresponding impact on our “collective menu”.

From the AP:

These days, tortillas outsell burger and hot dog buns; sales of tortilla chips trump potato chips; and tacos and burritos have become so ubiquitously "American," most people don't even consider them ethnic.

Which food are you most likely to put salsa on?
Burgers
Eggs
Pizza
Taco/Burrito
Hot Dog

Hispanic food and beverages were an $8 billion market last year.

Do you prefer salsa over ketchup?

About this blog
Food news, tips and other food-centric dispatches!

Leah Kauffman Philly.com
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected