Maria Silva is originally from San Luis Potosí, Mexico and has been in United States for years. She worked for the State of Texas for nearly 20 years before finding her passion of creating and selling the maiden name family’s original salsa recipe.
In the summer of 2013, Maria’s husband’s company had an employee appreciation day which included a salsa contest. Maria did not enter, but her husband, Lawrence, secretly rolled the dice on her behalf and took first place out of 5 contestants with what is today kind of salsa. This is when the Silva family knew they had something to offer.
Shortly afterwards, Lawrence’s co-workers were requesting Maria’s salsa on a daily basis. So, she began to think about selling the salsa. In a moment of hesitation, her teenage daughter’s support propelled the project forward. (Thanks Madison!)
It was a Thursday in month when Maria sent 5 jars of salsa, price stickers included, to work with Lawrence. About an hour after his arrival he called Maria to ask
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