September 27, 2013

Did You Know. . .

that the word tortilla actually comes from a Spanish word?  "Torta" means "round cake".

that the average Mexican family will eat more than two pounds of tortillas every day?

that the wheat flour tortilla has had the most growth rate compared to all other grain production?  In 2000, it saw an increase of 57 percent over the last four years.

that more than 1000 American companies produce tortillas?

that more tortillas are sold in the U.S. than bagels and muffins?  It's sales are only surpassed by sliced bread in the bread business.

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