KAREN NACHAY

Ethnic Food Sales Rise
Sales of ethnic foods will set a record of $2.2 billion in 2009, according to market research company Mintel.

Climbing steadily since 2004, the sales of these foods are expected to grow 20% from 2010 to 2014. Mexican/Hispanic foods make up nearly two-thirds (62%) of sales. Nearly six in 10 respondents to a Mintel research report said they have cooked Mexican food in the past month. This popularity of Mexican food led Mintel to declare that it really is not considered ethnic …






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