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Northgate Gonzalez market chain banks on Latinos' appetite for traditional foods

by Jill Replogle, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Oscar Gonzalez, co president of Northgare Gonzalez Markets, speaks speaks at the future site of Northgate Gonzalez Market as First lady Michelle Obama (R) Inglewood Mayor James Butts (L) Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (2ndR) look look on February 1, 2012 in Inglewood, California. The $264 million public-private fund plans to bring healthy food stores to under-served communities and create or retain up to six thousand jobs. The fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for the first three projects, which are in South Los Angeles, Inglewood and the City Heights portion of San Diego. The first lady will end her two-day visit with a television appearance to promote her fight against childhood obesity and a fundraiser for her husband U.S. President Barack Obama. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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