Mexican milestone

Story by Stacie Gaetz


Photos by Sergei Belski

Summer 2021

A local company that makes eating healthy, authentic, organic foods easy is expanding its operation in Airdrie.

“We produce quality Mexican food, made with simple ingredients, no preservatives, additives, or artificial colours; just the way the food was prepared when I grew up in Mexico with my parents,” says Vladimir Gonzalez, founder of Maxi Foods.

In December 2020, Gonzalez expanded his business from renting a small kitchen space in other restaurants to a 2,600-square-foot facility that allows him to produce 50 times more product than before. The new facility also accommodates tortilla-making equipment that Gonzalez imported from Mexico.

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