01/12/2014 12:04 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Hispanic-Owned Businesses Nearly Double In Decade In This State

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n the mornings, AnaBella DeAnda can be found in her professional kitchen in Somerton, preparing and canning hot sauce, before heading to her part-time job with a Yuma tax preparing firm.

Owning a business had long been her dream. Armed with a degree in business administration, DeAnda started making and selling Hot Mama Bella Hot Sauce out of her home kitchen in Yuma in March 2012.

She knew she had a hit on her hands when she would take her homemade habanero sauce to parties and friends and family loved it.

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