Chicago Tonight

Since 1957, La Criolla Has Brought Latin Flavor to Chicago

Clip: 04/13/2021 | 4m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

When Avelino Maldonado started his spice distribution company La Criolla in Chicago in 1957, the biggest waves of Latino immigrants had yet to arrive. Sixty-four years later, Latinos comprise nearly 30% of the city's population, and La Criolla has new owners who hope to bring their Latin flavor to another generation of cooks.

Aired: 04/13/21

Rating: NR

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