Dallas Icon Rudy Tortilla's Sells to Latin Foods Company

One of Dallas' landmark family-owned tortilla companies, Rudy's Tortillas, has been bought by Teasdale Latin Foods for an undisclosed amount. The tortilla company, now based in Carrollton, began in 1945 on McKinney and Maple avenues in Dallas. When it started, most tortillas were made at home by Mexican-American families. Another tortilla maker -- Luna's Tortillas -- was located nearby on McKinney Avenue.The founder of the tortilla company, José Guerra, originally named the company Texas Tortillas Bakery. His son, Rudolph "Rudy" Guerra, later took over the family business and renamed it. The company was most recently run by the third generation of the Guerra family.  Continue reading...

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