Carmen Martinez, left, and Liz Sanchez prepare tamales in the former Casa de Tamales restaurant kitchen on Shaw Avenue. Sanchez has since expanded the business to two restaurants (in the Tower District and downtown Fresno) and a food trailer, and has plans to next build a factory in downtown Fresno opening by April 2017.
Carmen Martinez, left, and Liz Sanchez prepare tamales in the former Casa de Tamales restaurant kitchen on Shaw Avenue. Sanchez has since expanded the business to two restaurants (in the Tower District and downtown Fresno) and a food trailer, and has plans to next build a factory in downtown Fresno opening by April 2017. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file
Carmen Martinez, left, and Liz Sanchez prepare tamales in the former Casa de Tamales restaurant kitchen on Shaw Avenue. Sanchez has since expanded the business to two restaurants (in the Tower District and downtown Fresno) and a food trailer, and has plans to next build a factory in downtown Fresno opening by April 2017. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file

Casa de Tamales to launch factory in downtown Fresno

July 29, 2016 2:53 PM