Kroger Announces a Four-Week Latin Flavors Event

The Kroger Co. starts the Cinco de Mayo celebration with a four-week Latin flavors event. The retailer will celebrate Latin cuisine and culinary traditions with traditional products and authentic recipes.

Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican history date, is the perfect excuse to celebrate Latin cuisine with traditional flavors.

“This event is a celebration of a culture and flavors that inspires togetherness and a passion for food,” said Dan De La Rosa, Kroger’s group vice president of Fresh Merchandising. “We hope to curate an experience that promises to spark a new culinary adventure, making Latin American recipes approachable no matter your skill level and introduce new foods, spices and products we know customers will love. Come experience the vibrant tastes and fresh possibilities at Kroger.”

Latin Flavors in recipes and products

Kroger will have a full staging of Latin flavors, including demonstrations of Murray’s cheeses and many tasting opportunities, including delicious recipes that people can easily recreate at home:

  • Yucatecan Chicken Tacos—This recipe is full of Latin flavor and will have everyone asking for seconds.
  • Empanadas with Pork and Potatoes or Picadillo—This crispy Latin American staple is made easily using refrigerated dough.
  • Garlic Lime Fajitas—With Kroger® Mercado Thin Sliced Meat, these fajitas are quick, flavorful, and a family favorite. 
  • Grilled Mexican Street Corn—Ready in less than 20 minutes, this heat-packing dish could not be easier.

Kroger offers culinary adventures with vibrant tastes, authentic recipes, and fresh Latin-themed, palate-pleasing meals and products available in-store and online, including:

  • Bakery Fresh Tres Leches Cake Slices
  • Deli Fresh Guacamole and Salsa
  • Home Chef Chicken and Carne Asada Street Taco Kits
  • Thin Sliced Kroger® Mercado Meats in varieties such as Beef Top Round Steak, Beef Ribeye Steak and Beef Bottom Round Steak and Beef and Chicken Fajitas
  • Cilantro Lime Shrimp Bowls
  • Avocados, Tomatoes, Onions, Mangos and Mexican Street Corn
  • Cinco De Mayo and Fiesta Bouquets
  • Mission Tortillas and Tortilla Chips
  • Goya Beans and Sazon Goya Coriander and Annatto Seasoning
  • Cacique Queso Fresco, Crema and Chorizo
  • Fanta Soda in varieties such as orange, strawberry, pineapple and grape
  • Kroger® Mercado Plantain Strips
  • Kroger® Mercado Caramel Flan

Related Article: Kroger Mercado Celebrates Hispanic Culinary Heritage

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For an especially festive culinary adventure, Kroger® Mercado celebrates the tradition of Latin American foods with authentically inspired products and flavors. The line of products includes various items, from core Hispanic ingredients needed to make a favorite recipe to sweet and refreshing beverages.

Chefs looking for even more Latin-inspired cuisine can find product and recipe ideas at The Fresh Lane, including cheesy chori pollo (hard pork sausage with chicken), huachinango tostadas (red snapper over fried tortillas), and sopa de calabacita (round zucchini soup).

The retailer’s website and app also have additional Latin-themed products and savings.