Abasto is a synonym of the food and beverage industry, and we wrapped up a year full of challenges, adjustments to the new post-pandemic era, changes in consumer behavior, rampant grocery price inflation, and the incredible ability of supermarket chains to adapt to all these transformations. Amid all these changes, Abasto covered, among other news, the growth of the supermarket industry, the announcement of the merger of the two big chain stores, Kroger and Albertsons, and the successes of Hispanics in the world of food and beverages.

Throughout the year, both Hispanic entrepreneurs and consumers were featured prominently in Abasto’s news stories, reflecting the Latino community’s drive to help improve the U.S. economy.

The following is a summary of some of the top stories Abasto published throughout 2022: