Ruiz Mexican Foods is a leading maker of flour tortillas for the foodservice and food manufacturing industries. The company, which operates as Ruiz Flour Tortillas, makes traditional Mexican-style tortillas, as well as specialty varieties for customers needing low fat or zero trans fat food items. It also makes gourmet tortillas available in such flavors as apple cinnamon and jalape�o chili. In addition to tortillas, Ruiz Mexican Foods makes flat breads and pita bread, along with other ethnic bread products. Company president Edward Ruiz started making flour tortillas in 1952 with his brother.