Abuela’s Counter: How Two Latinas Are Helping People Connect Through Cooking

By Be Latina

For many families, the ultimate form of connection happens in the kitchen — the foods, flavors, smells, and traditions that take place around a kitchen counter, are what bring loved ones together across borders and across generations.

That is especially true for immigrants, who often leave everything behind in search of a better life, bringing only their memories, their rituals, and their recipes with them.

The co-founders of Abuela’s Counter feel this deep in their souls.

Abuela’s Counter is the brand-new, foodie-focused website and Instagram account you need in your life. The Cuban-American entrepreneurs behind the operation are building a community of food-lovers who, like them, learned important life lessons at their Abuelas’ counters. Continue reading Abuela’s Counter: How Two Latinas Are Helping People Connect Through Cooking

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PepsiCo Launches $50 Million Juntos Crecemos Platform to Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses Across the U.S.

By PR Newswire

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced Juntos Crecemos, (Together We Grow), a $50 million platform aimed at strengthening Hispanic-owned businesses, specifically restaurants, bodegas and carnicerías (meat markets), addressing foundational business challenges, and supporting business growth over the next five years. Juntos Crecemos is part of PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey Hispanic Initiative, a $172 million set of commitments launched in October of last year. Continue reading PepsiCo Launches $50 Million Juntos Crecemos Platform to Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses Across the U.S.

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PepsiCo Puts a Neon Spotlight on Latina-Owned Businesses With ‘Jefa-Owned’ Campaign

By Natalie Venegas, Ad Week

While small businesses have endured major economic setbacks since the start of the pandemic, survival has become especially difficult for Latina-owned businesses, which have been tasked with overcoming both Covid-specific obstacles and longstanding systemic barriers. Continue reading PepsiCo Puts a Neon Spotlight on Latina-Owned Businesses With ‘Jefa-Owned’ Campaign

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