Cheese producers have no trouble selling Latinos on queso fresco and cotija. Now, marketers aim to sell Hispanic cheeses to a broader audience.
In recent years, production of "queso" has more than doubled in two of the top states, California and Wisconsin. California, the largest producer of Hispanic-style cheeses, produced 96.3 million pounds in 2005, compared to 45.9 million pounds in 1997, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture. For each year from 2000 to 20