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Arizona Salsa Fest Announces My Nana's “Best Tasting” as Official Tortilla Chip Partner
By Erica Shipione - Thursday Feb 15, 2024
The inaugural Arizona Salsa Fest announces My Nana's “Best Tasting” as the official tortilla chip for the one-day foodie event at State Farm Stadium this spring. Produced by La Canasta Mexican Food Products Inc., the family and woman-owned My Nana's “Best Tasting” tortilla chips are set to add a delicious crunch to the festival's culinary offerings on Saturday, March 9, 2024.

A staple in the Valley, My Nana's “Best Tasting” tortilla chips will compliment the festival's commitment to showcasing traditional Mexican cuisine with their authentic roots and flavor.

• Family-owned and woman-operated La Canasta Mexican Food Products Inc., home of My Nana’s “Best Tasting” products, are made in their Phoenix-based manufacturing facility, founded in 1962 by Richard and Carmen Abril. Today My Nana’s Best Tasting products can be found in grocery stores and food service establishments throughout the Southwest region.

• At La Canasta Mexican Food Products Inc., thousands of pounds of whole-kernel corn and flour are processed every hour, cooked, cooled, and packaged. The manufacturing processes have been perfected using automated processing equipment producing over 2.5 million tortillas daily. Today, under the leadership of daughter Josie Ippolito, the company has its sights set high on growth, expansion and new product development.

At the Arizona Salsa Fest, My Nana's “Best Tasting” products will be alongside 20 other premier, local eateries from across the state on the Great Lawn. Guests will indulge in the authentic flavors of these restaurants’ favorite dishes while pairing them with the salsas throughout the festival.

Salsa enthusiasts can secure their tickets now to embark on a flavorful journey, sampling a diverse array of salsas ranging from sweet to spicy. For those seeking an elevated experience, Experiential VIP tickets are available. VIP ticket holders will gain access to an exclusive mixology session with celebrity bartender Rob Floyd, renowned for his appearances on popular television shows such as "Bar Rescue." Additionally, attendees can savor a complimentary tasting menu curated by the legendary Arizona Chef and owner of Requinto in Phoenix, Erick Pineda.

Purchase your tickets and find more information at Follow along on social media at @arizonasalsafest.

Josie Ippolito, President and Founder of My Nana’s “Best Tasting” products, invites you to visit La Canasta and share an exciting behind-the-scenes experience as we produce My Nana’s “Best Tasting” Tortilla Chips” for the Arizona Salsa Fest inaugural event. To schedule your visitation, please email your RSVP by Monday, February 26, 2024, to or call 602-889-1156.

To learn more about My Nana’s “Best Tasting” brands, visit online at