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The Makers of the CHI-CHI’S® Brand Share Cinco de Mayo Recipes for At-Home Celebrations

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Orange, Calif.

Legendary Salsa Brand Inspires Consumers to Keep the Festivity Going While Staying In

The makers of CHI-CHI’S® products, the nation’s celebration-focused salsa brand, are encouraging consumers to make this Cinco De Mayo “Mucho Better” with at-home recipe tips and tricks to make the day fun and flavorful. As Americans find themselves hunkered at home, the brand is dedicated to bringing the party to kitchens across the country with quality ingredients, including real tomatoes and vegetables, to spice up the mundane day-to-day.

“The makers of the CHI-CHI’S® brand knows how to get the party started no matter the circumstances,” said Tanya Sexton, brand manager at MegaMex Foods. “Whether celebrating at home or doing a virtual gathering, Cinco de Mayo festivities aren’t complete without tasty food, festive beverages and great company. Our wide range of great-tasting salsas, tortillas and chips add a little spice, literally and figuratively, to this holiday.”

No matter your mode of celebration, here are a few easy menu ideas to bring great flavor to your Cinco de Mayo virtual get together:

  • CHI-CHI’S® Thick & Chunky Salsas in mild, medium and hot and Restaurant Style Salsa add flavorful twists to your favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes, from appetizers and dishes like cheesy chicken bacon dip, seven layer dip, and taco cones to fiesta potato skins and bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers. Use CHI-CHI’s® salsas as a topping right out of the jar or mix with melted cheese to your next batch of nachos for spicy, gooey goodness.
  • Whether corn or flour, tortillas are the tried and true vessels of Mexican flavors. CHI-CHI’S® FOLDABLES® Tortillas aren’t your average tortillas as they keep each and every ingredient of your tasty creation intact. Use them for an encapsulated soft taco or to house a crunchy quesadilla free of mess. Of course, you can never go wrong with the classic CHI-CHI’S® Burrito Style Tortillas that are big enough to handle any filling of your choice.
  • Turn up the heat on your cocktail or bar cart by adding in CHI-CHI’S® Fiesta Style Roasted Tomato Salsa to your homemade Bloody Mary (or should we say Maria) mix. The ripened tomatoes, crisp onions, and a mild kick of jalapeño heat will get the party started!

As you plan homebound celebrations or everyday meals, look to the CHI-CHI’S® brand lineup for a wide variety of Mexican food favorites, including salsas, sauces, tortillas and chips. For additional recipes or where to buy CHI-CHI’S® products, please visit www.chichis.com. You can also follow the brand on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

ABOUT THE CHI-CHI’S® BRAND

CHI-CHI’S® is a premier Mexican food brand of MegaMex Foods, based in Orange, California. Originally established in the early ‘70s, the CHI-CHI’S® brand was one of America’s first popular Mexican restaurants. Its legacy of colorful, family fun lives on in retail stores with a full line of delicious sauces, tasty tortillas and legendary salsa. For more information about CHI-CHI’S® products, please visit www.chichis.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly® guacamole, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 11th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future – Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ – focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and https://csr.hormelfoods.com/.