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Food Network launches in Mexico with Totalplay

Food Network logoScripps Networks Interactive channel Food Network has expanded into Mexico with the recent launch on fibre operator Totalplay’s TV platform.

The culinary lifestyle channel launched earlier this month in high-definition via Totalplay on channel 226.

“Food Network’s launch in Mexico marks a significant milestone for the company as we enter into one of the largest, fastest growing and more promising markets for our brands,” said Eduardo Hauser, managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Scripps Networks Interactive.

“Mexican gastronomy and Mexican content have had a tremendous impact on the global culinary and entertainment stages. We look forward to infusing Food Network with Mexican influence through local programming as well as help bring global culinary content to the Mexican viewers.”

Food Network first launched in the US in 1993 and Scripps claims that it is now available in over 150 million households across the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.