El Monterey Introduces Mini Tacos to Popular Mexican Snack Bag Line

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America's favorite frozen Mexican food offers a complete line of products perfect for parties, snacks and meals.

El Monterey Mini Tacos

Consumers have turned to frozen snacks as inexpensive at-home meal options.

El Monterey introduces Mini Tacos to their snack bag line of classic Mexican food favorites that are perfect for parties, snacks and meals. The varieties include chicken and cheddar cheese and beef and cheddar cheese. The entire line of El Monterey Mexican Snacks is available in recloseable bags that are freezer friendly and convenient.

“In this economy, consumers continue to work hard to stretch their dollar by eating out less and bringing their lunch to work more often,” explains Bryce Ruiz, President & CEO, Ruiz Food Products, Inc. “And while they look for less expensive food options, they do not wish to trade off on quality, taste or variety. As a result, consumers have turned to frozen snacks as inexpensive at-home meal options.”

The El Monterey Snack Bag line now includes El Monterey Taquitos, Quesadillas, Mini Chimis, Mini Tacos and Tamales attracting consumers through a colorful package design, variety and a long-standing reputation for quality, value and convenience. Products use real cheeses, quality proteins, fresh vegetables and spices that fill fresh flour or corn tortillas made exclusively in the one-site bakery.

1. El Monterey Flour and Corn Taquitos:
Shredded Steak Taquitos (White Corn Tortillas)
Chicken Taquitos (White Corn Tortillas)
Chicken and Cheese Taquitos (Flour Tortillas)
Shredded Steak and Cheese Taquitos (Flour Tortillas)
Breakfast Taquitos Egg, Bacon and Cheese (Flour Tortillas)
Southwest Chicken Battered Taquitos (Flour Tortillas)
Taco Bean and Cheese Battered Taquitos (Flour Tortillas)

2. El Monterey Grilled Chicken and 3 Cheese Quesadillas – made with real cheeses and tender grilled chicken; 6 count each

3. El Monterey Nacho Cheese and Beef Mini Chimis and El Monterey Chicken and Cheese Mini Chimis; 14 count each

4. El Monterey Chicken Tamales and El Monterey Beef Tamales – fresh corn masa steam-cooked the traditional way and hand wrapped in real corn husks; 6 count each

5. NEW: El Monterey Chicken and Cheddar Cheese Mini Tacos and El Monterey Beef and Cheddar Cheese Mini Tacos; 15 count each

Ruiz Foods is a privately owned corporation with corporate offices in Dinuba, Calif. Third-generation Bryce Ruiz, the elder son, is president and CEO. Kim Ruiz Beck, the elder daughter of Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Fred Ruiz, is chairman.

Ruiz Foods is dedicated to premium quality, authentically prepared frozen foods selling to all channels of distribution: retail, convenience store, clubs, vending, industrial and foodservice. The Tornados® brand, introduced just eight years ago, has revolutionized the use of the roller grill in convenience stores. The El Monterey® brand is the market leader within the frozen Mexican food category and the No. 1 brand of frozen Mexican food in the U.S. Ruiz Foods employs over 2,500 Team Members in three facilities located in the U.S.

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