Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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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
 
  6 (3.9%)
Eggs
 
  17 (11.0%)
Pizza
 
  2 (1.3%)
Taco/Burrito
 
  129 (83.2%)
Hot Dog
 
  1 (0.6%)
Total votes = 155

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

Do you prefer salsa over ketchup?

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