Cardenas Markets, one of the nation’s largest Hispanic grocery chains, announced that it has kicked off its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 through October 15, the company will celebrate with its customers by hosting a variety of events, including online sweepstakes, authentic Hispanic food recipes, and highlighting influential Hispanic figures.
“Cardenas Markets celebrates Hispanic heritage every day by providing the communities where we operate with the freshest and most authentic product offerings,” said Adam Salgado, Chief Marketing Officer for Cardenas Markets. “We sincerely thank our customers for their loyalty and patronage, which allows us to bring our rich history and culture to life daily,” Salgado added.
Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Cardenas Markets will host online sweepstakes where customers can sign up for a chance to win prizes, such as Weber Gas Grill and Cardenas Markets gift cards, among other great prizes. For more details, visit Cardenas Market’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration webpage.
The company’s recipe web page will also feature a broad range of fresh and authentic recipes and meal tips that encompass and celebrate Hispanic countries.
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Hispanics have become the largest racial or ethnic group in California. In 2020, there were about 15.6 million Hispanics in California, up from 14.0 million in 2010. The next largest group, the non-Hispanic White population, declined from 15.0 million to 13.7 million during this time, reflecting a broader national trend.
According to the Pew Research Center statistics, Latinos accounted for 39% of California’s population in 2020, among the highest shares in the country. Los Angeles County has the nation’s largest Hispanic population, a distinction it has held since the census first included a Hispanic category in 1980. Los Angeles County has more than 4.8 million Hispanics.
The company is headquartered in Ontario, CA, and currently operates a total of 51 stores under the Cardenas Markets banner, 7 stores under the Los Altos Ranch Markets banner, 6 stores under the Rio Ranch Markets banner, and 1 store under Cardenas Ranch Markets banner.