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Chapala Bakery
From mini cookies and conchitas to multiple flavors of
empanadas, sweet bakery snacks are gaining popularity at
one of the leading Hispanic bakery retailers in Southern
Chapala Bakery has been business for 21 years and
has grown in number of retail stores to four locations.
"We have more business every year, and we are continuing
to expand," says Federico Ambriz, the owner of Chapala
His bakery offers a wider variety of empanadas
than most, including apple, apricot, mango, pumpkin,

Chapala Bakery
2472 West Whittier Boulevard; Whittier, California 90640
(323) 720-1225; Federico Ambriz; Owner


pineapple, cheese, and cream-filled. Pineapple is the top
selling flavor, he adds.
Offering customers more choices is the key to success
at Chapala Bakery, which has locations throughout Los
Angeles County from Pasadena to Norwalk. The Whittier
store features a clean and open merchandising style with
sparkling new bakery cases filled with fresh breads and
pastries made by hand every day.
"We make everything by hand," Ambriz says with
pride. "Everything is very good."
Staying up with the trends is important to him. In


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