Mexican tradition for your taste buds

El reportero del Modesto Bee John Holland contribuyó a este reporte.

Ignacio and Patty Gutiérrez are enjoying the Valley's heat thanks to their ice cream company's success.

The couple, who is originally from Jalostotitlán, Jalisco, México, are the proud owners of the Mexican ice cream company Paletería Mexicana off Yosemite Boulevard in Modesto.

Ignacio Gutiérrez, 40, used to work at a snow cone cart and in 1991 he decided it was time to open his own business.

Today, his company has over 18 years of existence and has become one of the biggest Mexican ice cream companies in the nation; 30 states currently sell their products.

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