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Quartz: America’s thirst for hot sauce fueled by immigrants

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America’s immigrants have ignited the sale of hot sauces in the United States. reports Quartz

Since 2000, the sales of hot sauce has grown 150 percent, according to market research firm Euromonitor.

That’s especially remarkable when compared to ketchup  and mustard sales which both grew less than 25 percent during the same period.

Mayonnaise sales grew 50 percent during that time. Interestingly, soy sauce wasn’t far behind.

You can read more about the food most credited with sparking this trend in Quartz.

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