Move over, Hot Tamales. The candy aisle is getting new flavors like chili and tamarind as retailers try to appeal to Hispanics' sweet tooth. United Supermarkets in Lubbock, Texas, will add five Hispanic product lines by early 2006 to stores with a big Mexican customer base. Many of the new products will feature tamarind; tropical flavors such as mango and pineapple; and cajeta, a caramel-type product made with goat's milk; in individually wrapped and in six-ounce peg bags. "Hispanic candy ...

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