Americans continue to crave Mexican food—so much so that they spend billions of dollars annually at quick-service restaurants like Taco Bell and Chipotle Mexican Grill and on Mexican foods at their local grocery store.
Tyson Foods is expanding beyond its familiar beef, pork and chicken products into the prepared foods arena by taking over Circle Foods, which produces enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, tacos and more at a 159,000-sq.ft. plant in San Diego.
For years, tortillas have been a staple in Hispanic menu offerings and have serviced countless Mexican entrees. In fact, they were primarily, and often times, only associated with tacos, burritos and quesadillas.