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Matt Hirtz's Company

Re-creating the Latin empanada into an all natural, pocket of flavor to attract the culturally diverse California palate.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Burbank, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
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Company Summary

World Empanadas fills a need across many generations. It provides a hot meal in a pocket. It is easy to eat for on the go and the fillings range from spicy chile relleno to a middle eastern lamb stew filled with flavor. You never get tired - the variety is endless. The food is all natural and healthier. Customers are "foodies" who come to look for a Oaxacan cricket and potatoes empanada to the very young seeking a pepperoni and cheese.


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    Lia Hirtz

    She worked for 14 years as an office administrator for Credit Suisse First Boston.