Here are our top five products to stock in the trending MEXICAN category. For more information and insights see our latest issue of Supermarket News Magazine.

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Introducing the new, Salsa de Pepita from Tio Pablo.  The thick, hearty salsa is full of authentic, Mexican flavour.  Using Guajillo and Arbol chilis and distinctive Mexican Oregano, our tomato-based dip is full of ground, spicy roasted pumpkin seeds. Vegan, gluten free and delicious with chips, atop tacos or in any dish that needs a bit of kick.  Available in specialty shops, online and soon to be stocked in selected New Worlds.

For more info please go to our website:  www.tiopablo.co.nz or call (09)527 2775.


Mexican is a delicious dinner option; meaty burritos, chicken fajitas and baked enchiladas to name a few mouth-watering options. Now, Old El Paso™ adds another delicious option to its range of Mexican meal solutions. Nachos! The world’s #1 Mexican Meal^ can now be created in your home with the launch of New Old El Paso™ Crunchy Nachips. Preservative free, crunchy texture and made with 100% whole corn kernels, Old El Paso™ Nachips are the perfect ingredient for your crunchy, delicious Nachos. Also available in Cheese and Chili Tortilla chips, perfect for snacking with your favourite Mexican salsa, your Mexican evening in is sorted!

Now available in Foodstuffs North Island stores. For more information phone 0800 235 727.

^KWP Usage Total in Home/Carried out consumption 52 w/e 19th June 2016


Farrah’s launched into the Mexican Category in September 2016, bringing innovation to the category with a range of Tortillas and Spice Mixes including a Nacho Spice Mix and Chilli Tortilla. A Fajita Spice Mix has recently been added to the range. On the 25th of September Farrah’s will introduce an extension to their Mexican range launching a range of Mexican Meal Kits. Made right here in New Zealand, Farrah’s has three NEW and EXCITING Mexican Meal Kits to choose from, Enchilada, Taco which includes a category first creamy chipotle sauce and Burrito. Ready in under 30 minutes, each pack contains a family friendly recipe that is MILD in spice, includes a sauce or salsa, Farrah’s flame baked tortillas as well as no artificial flavours or colours.

Farrah’s have identified a real shift in the way Mexican is being consumed at home as consumers become more familiar with the cuisine out of home. Mexican is easy to make, vibrant in colour and is full of flavour. For Farrah’s it’s all about focusing on these key points and staying true to what the brand is so well known for and that’s the premium quality of their products.

For more information phone Farrah’s on 04 934 3829 or email info@farrahs.co.nz



Tabasco has come a long way from its beginnings in 1868. Today, the TABASCO Family of Flavours® features varieties of high-quality pepper sauces. From mild to wild, there’s something for everyone.

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Giannis authentic Mexican style tortillas have a delicious taste and are so versatile with any filling, or simply dip into your favourite condiment. They won’t crack or split when rolled either.

The family-owned company of Mediterranean origins has been in business since 1991 and is based in Christchurch with a sales office in Auckland. Lahmajou’s rise from honest, humble beginnings to become New Zealand’s largest specialised flat bread manufacturer and a major supplier to the NZ grocery industry is a tale of Kiwi ingenuity and authenticity.

The team of 16 at Lahmajou produce the Giannis range of Pita, Naan, Tortilla, Wraps and Pizza Bases for retail outlets as well as supplying the NZ foodservice sector.

Giannis authentic Mexican-style tortillas are available in a pack of 7 tortillas.

For more information contact Simon Rangihaeata on 021 854 091  or visit www.giannis.co.nz.