Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized from September 15 to October 15 to honor the achievements of Hispanic Americans in the United States. There’s no better way to celebrate the flavor and flair that this month brings to the country than by spotlighting Latinx-owned businesses across the country.
Latinx entrepreneurs are blazing trails across a variety of sectors—be it fashion, food, or even social justice. They are contributing to a richer, more diverse consumer experience, often marrying traditional elements with contemporary flair.
Whether you’re a dedicated foodie in search of authentically crafted tortillas, a beauty enthusiast looking for products that celebrate your natural curls, or authentic home décor with a splash of traditional artistry, here’s a Latinx-owned business that caters to you.
Each of these companies offers something unique, capturing the essence of Latinx culture and identity in ways that are both innovative and deeply rooted in tradition. Not only do they offer high-quality products and services, but they also serve as inspiring examples of entrepreneurial spirit, resilience, and cultural pride.
Each of the businesses profiled below tells a story; of determination, heritage, and the American dream reimagined through a Latinx lens. Read on to discover Latinx-owned businesses that are not only worth your attention but are also setting the pace for a more inclusive and diverse commercial landscape.
Remezcla is a significant player in the media and entertainment world. This Brooklyn-based company is the go-to source for trendsetting content that speaks to Latinx millennials. From music and film to sports and food, Remezcla covers it all from a distinctly Latinx perspective.
Siete Family Foods
A family-owned business founded by the Garza family of Mexican-American descent, Siete offers grain-free tortillas, tortilla chips, sauces, and other types of foods and condiments. Siete Family Foods was founded to provide healthier food options to the ordinarily salt, oil, and gluten-heavy traditional foods.
Verve Coffee Roasters
Colby Barr, one of the co-founders of Verve Coffee Roasters, has a Mexican heritage. With this background, he and his team aim to bring sustainably sourced, expertly-roasted coffee to consumers while focusing on “Farmlevel to Streetlevel” and investing in coffee communities in the area where their beans are grown, making their Latinx-owned company one that has a clear impact on all levels of the coffee-making process, from harvesting to brewing to love at first sip!
This unique, hip-hop-themed restaurant located in the South Bronx, was founded by Alfredo Angueira and Jairo Morales not only to serve as a tribute to the Bronx but also to spotlight its deeply-rooted Latinx and hip-hop culture.
Beatstro effortlessly blends the best of Southern Comfort with authentic Puerto Rican foods making it one of many Latinx-owned businesses worth checking out if you’re in the area.
Hija de tu Madre
A unique fashion and accessory boutique founded by Patty Delgado, Hija de tu Madre blends the cultural wonders of American and Mexican lifestyles with vibrant designs.
Many of the clothing styles, planners, and other accessories feature prominent Latina feminist icons. Hija de tu Madre is a great way to make young girls feel proud of their heritage and background while supporting fellow Latinx-owned companies.
Mi Tierra Tortillas
Located in Massachusetts, Mi Tierra Tortillas makes authentic, flavorful tortillas using non-GMO corn.
Owned by Michael Docter and Ana Araujo, the company places special emphasis on traditional methods and securing corn from local suppliers for a more farm-to-table product. The perfect way to support fellow business owners during Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond!
Founded by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, Lil’ Libros offers bilingual children’s books that introduce children to Latin culture and the Spanish language. Each book covers a wide range of subjects, from cultural icons to family, places, and other cultural concepts.
Lil’ Libros is a fantastic way to introduce children of all backgrounds to the unique cultural roots and diversity that we celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond!
Fully customizable collars for your pet. Give your pet a “charming novelty collar with studs, charms, and more – the perfect gift for the pet lover who has everything! Concha Collar aims to celebrate the cultural diversity of Latinx cultures while treating pets to unique, high-quality fashionable accessories.
Gaby’s Ice Cream
Gaby’s Farm specializes in unique Cuban-inspired ice cream and sorbet flavors like sapote, mango, guava, passionfruit, and more.
Founded by Gabriella Dominguez, Gaby’s Ice Cream can be found in a variety of stores nationwide and offers a twist on exotic tropical fruit desserts you have to taste to believe!
Julissa Prado, of Mexican-American descent, founded Rizo’s Curls to specialize in curly hair products that celebrate all curl types. This brand aims to enhance, rather than alter, natural curls and make everyone feel unique with their perfect head of hair. Beyond hair products, the site also features Curl Education to help keep hair and curls healthy and stylish.
As we’ve profiled these ten different ventures, one thing is abundantly clear. Each one is more than just a store, a product, or a mission. They are hubs of innovation, creativity, and cultural pride, pioneering spaces where Latinx heritage meets contemporary American life.
By choosing to engage with these Latinx-owned businesses, you’re not just making a purchase; you’re investing in a broader, richer narrative of what it means to be American today.
The importance of supporting Latinx entrepreneurs goes beyond the immediate gratification of discovering a new favorite product or service. It’s an opportunity to contribute to a more inclusive economy, to empower communities, and to celebrate the beautiful diversity that enriches our nation.
Whether it’s through embracing your natural beauty, reconnecting with traditional foods, or even showcasing your Latinx pride through your pet, these businesses exemplify the power of the Latinx community to drive positive change.
So the next time you sip on a meticulously crafted cup of coffee, turn the pages of a bilingual children’s book or savor a bite of an authentically made tortilla, remember that you’re taking part in a larger movement.
You’re supporting the dreams, ambitions, and cultural expressions of a community that is integral to the very fabric of America.