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Abuelita

In today's world, Abuelita is a topic that has sparked a lot of interest and debate. From its origins to its evolution today, Abuelita has had a significant impact on various areas of society. Its influence has extended to aspects such as economics, politics, culture and technology, generating both admiration and controversy. In this article, we will explore in depth the various aspects related to Abuelita, analyzing its impact in different contexts and examining the implications it has today.

Abuelita
Product typeChocolate
OwnerNestlé
CountryMexico
Introduced1939 (1939)
MarketsMexico
Previous ownersLa Azteca
Websiteabuelita.com.mx

Abuelita is a Mexican-style hot chocolate also known as chocolate para mesa (English: "table chocolate") owned by the Nestlé company. It was originally invented and commercialized in Mexico in 1939, by Fábrica de Chocolates La Azteca. The name is an affectionate Spanish word for "grandma" (literally translated as "little grandmother" or "granny"). Since 1973, Mexican actress Sara García has been the image for the brand, It is now produced and sold in chocolate tablets, syrup, or individual packets of powdered mix.

Overview

The Abuelita product ingredients (in order of percentage): sugar, chocolate processed with alkali, soy lecithin, vegetable oils (palm, shea nut and/or illipe nut), artificial cinnamon flavor, PGPR (an emulsifier). The Abuelita Hot Chocolate has been a Mexican staple product since 1939 and can be identified by its unique taste and packaging.

One suggested method for preparing Abuelita is to bring a saucepan of milk (not water) to a boil, then add the tablet of chocolate and stir continuously with a whisk or molinillo (a whisk-like wooden stirring spoon native to Meso America). This action is done until it has reached a melted and bubbly or creamy. The drink is served hot or chilled to mix with alcoholic beverages.

Abuelita is often prepared for special occasions, such as Day of the Dead (a holiday in which people remember their family and friends whose spirits departed to the afterlife) and Las Posadas (Christmas season).

See also

References

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  6. ^ "Mexican Hot Chocolate". Lo Mexicano. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  7. ^ "Posadas, Piñatas y Champurrado". Long Beach Post. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved November 24, 2017.

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