“Fifteen years ago, hummus was a $5 million business led by a smattering of companies”, reports the New York Times, “Today it dominates its sales category, called refrigerated flavored spreads, which has more than $325 million in annual sales.”
Most supermarkets these days have a whole section dedicated to the many varieties of flavored hummus. Red pepper, jalapeno, and guacamole hummus are just a few of the takeoffs of the original. In many ways, hummus is a perfect Mediterranean food, it’s delicious, high in protein, fiber and reasonably low in calories.
Hummus is also very easy to make which makes it […]