La Michoacana Meat Market

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For the chain of ice cream parlors, see Paletería La Michoacana.
A La Michoacana location in Houston

La Michoacana Meat Market is a grocery store chain in the United States, headquartered in Spring Branch,[1] Houston, Texas.[2] Rafael Ortega heads the chain, which has about 135 stores.[3] The stores are located in an area stretching from the Rio Grande Valley to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A large portion of the stores are located in Greater Houston.[4] The chain caters to Hispanic Americans. In 1999 the chain sold more goat meat than beef.[5] The chain also operates Panaderia La Michoacana, a bakery.[6]

La Michoacana was founded in Houston in 1986.[7]

Ortega, the owner of La Michoacana, also operates El Ahorro Supermarket.[3]

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  1. ^ "Updated February 18, 2010.." La Michoacana Meat Market. Retrieved on August 18, 2011. "Office" "8845 Long Point Rd., Suite B" "Houston" "77005"
  2. ^ "La Michoacana Meat Market buys old Luby's space in Arlington." Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Sunday July 17, 2011. Retrieved on August 18, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Hall, Christine. "El Ahorro, Save-A-Lot form new Hispanic market." Houston Business Journal. Wednesday July 21, 2010. Retrieved on August 18, 2011.
  4. ^ Pesquera, Adolfo. "Downtown delights." San Antonio Express-News. March 17, 2008. Business. Retrieved on August 18, 2011. "Based in Houston La Michoacana Meat Markets operate about 100 groceries from the Rio Grande Valley to Oklahoma City The lion's share is in Houston and the[...]"
  5. ^ Murphy, Kate. "BUSINESS; To the Beat of the Bleat, Ranchers Aim to Satisfy the Demand for Goat." The New York Times. January 3, 1999. 1. Retrieved on August 18, 2011.
  6. ^ "Houston Area." La Michoacana Meat Market. Retrieved on August 18, 2011. "Panaderia La Michoacana 2037 Wirt Rd. Houston , TX, 77055"
  7. ^ "About Us." La Michoacana Meat Market. Retrieved on August 18, 2011.

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