Is The Ethnic Food Aisle Racist? | Open Bias

16 Spa 2020
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Aisles labeled as ethnic, Asian, Mexican, or international are frequently found in supermarket chains across the US. With America becoming more and more accepting of their individual flavors and differences, what is keeping the ethnic aisle in existence?
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Is The Ethnic Food Aisle Racist? | Open Bias

  • I like checking out the products in the ethnic aisle to try new things. It is not racist. Only a far-leftist would think so.

    valcarni1valcarni1Prieš val
  • As an asian.. this is hilarious..

    wilsonwilsonPrieš 22 val
  • i don't find it racist it helps people find the best ingredients; ours source: i am chinese the only actual problem i have with it is that its too small and there aren't enough authentic ingredients in them

    somekindaokayguysomekindaokayguyPrieš dieną
  • Americans are probably the most sensitive ppl on earth.

    just a human with a maskjust a human with a maskPrieš dieną
  • Wtf no I'd be pissed if people started ignoring my cuisines' cultural identities I'm a Korean immigrant and if you call not-quite-Korean gochujang sauce Korean, whatever, fine, close enough. I might prefer normal gochujang but if it still uses similar ingredients I don't care. Popularizing Korean-based food while acknowledging its roots is cool in my book since it spreads knowledge of my culture which I can be proud of. If you popularize Korean-based gochujang sauce while stripping it of its identity and making "gochujang" just a funny little word that you only understand if you look it up, I'd be pissed. This lady just seems like she was internally ashamed of her own culture. Who the hell gets embarrassed about browsing through the back of a store?

    oh nooh noPrieš 2 dienas
  • Urinalists are absolute cancer. Journalism is dead.

    Johnny CabJohnny CabPrieš 2 dienas
  • Right, buying polish food in Germany always feels a bit odd since you won’t find polish mustard at mustard, polish vodka together with whisky and rum, etc. You’ll find a little aisle for Slavic and Romanian products, where literally any kind of stuff is grouped together

    Pascal BaryamoPascal BaryamoPrieš 2 dienas
  • Americans are crazy. I live in multiracial country and we practise what will be labelled as cultural appropriation in USA. We will wear each other's attires, eat each other's food and we make fun of each others as well and we are okay with it. Screw you, USA!

  • They were in Europe and in Germany...

    Melker KristenssonMelker KristenssonPrieš 3 dienas
  • No it’s just overthinking

    Max MarxMax MarxPrieš 3 dienas
  • “Italian bread” isn’t Italian. It’s just named Italian bread because it’s a type of bread. There’s Italian bread in several other countries, I’ve seen it basically everywhere. And Siracha is made by an American food company, and produced mostly in America... Also, “ethnic food isles” exist everywhere...

    Brayden ScottBrayden ScottPrieš 3 dienas
  • If the wind blows nowadays it’s racist!!!!

    ZenmastermeZenmastermePrieš 4 dienas
  • While other countries worry about food shortage, americans worry if grocery stores are racist

    Boy McFappoBoy McFappoPrieš 5 dienų
  • Who cares

    ShamussonShamussonPrieš 5 dienų
  • As a chinese from Singapore, I love the international aisle. It's where all the good and interesting food you used to have to travel to buy, but now is easily available for you. So no complaints, love that aisle. Always wondering what new stuff will be available next.

    I'm DebI'm DebPrieš 5 dienų
    • Im from singapore to but i live in chicago and alot of the asian food here has alot of american inspired aspects to it. Majority of asian food in america are really sweet and salty. Chicago is also one of the biggest cities in the states so it probably really unlikely to find any real international food in smaller cities

      Luke WuLuke WuPrieš 5 dienų
  • Really? I would love to have a separate isle for eastern European food. I feel like it's a privilege of convenience. It's a lot about perception,isn't it?

    Julia LivikJulia LivikPrieš 6 dienų
  • This is bull **** and should be reported as racist.

    EnergeticWavesEnergeticWavesPrieš 6 dienų
  • Wow... People are so sensitive 😂😂

    Zayed KurdiZayed KurdiPrieš 6 dienų
  • I love the ethnic food isle, I've always thought of it as the cool place where the worldly people got their ingredients for their new fancy dish from across the world. It seems a disservice though, if more people knew that certain ethnic foods were condiments more people might buy them and try sticking them on American food. I've never tried it but chimichurri on a hotdog sounds good.

    Ash CatchemAsh CatchemPrieš 6 dienų
  • Some of the footage was black and white. I think that’s racist. Where’s the ethnic footage? Actually all colors are racist, because they focus on wavelength exclusion. You should change everything to my beliefs, or I will feel racisted against. Racisted is a word, by the way, and if you don’t think so... well, maybe they can make next “is x racist?” clip about you!

    glenoglenoPrieš 6 dienų
  • Idiot's it's makes Shopping way more easier 🤦🏽‍♂️

    MiGee DMiGee DPrieš 7 dienų
  • Come on, It's making your life easier ffs

    hafiz oktariskyhafiz oktariskyPrieš 8 dienų
  • Nope🙅🏿‍♀️🙅🏿‍♀️🙅🏿‍♀️ I like being able to go directly to the ethic food aisle to get what I want. I am Jamaican and it makes life easier, I’d hate to have to run around looking for what I need.

    ansn1989ansn1989Prieš 8 dienų
  • You sound stupid and you our are watering down the term racist. This is such a silly title I won't even watch anymore unsubscribing.

    Ari MduAri MduPrieš 9 dienų
  • I'm Mexican and I like that there is a Mexican asile.

    Madii DMadii DPrieš 9 dienų
  • 1:02 American cuisine ? Hahahahahah this is the best joke I’ve ever heard 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Maninder Singh darochManinder Singh darochPrieš 9 dienų
  • I'm Asian, and I think this is the most hilariously ridiculous, triggered, pointless and cry-wolf video I've seen in recent times. Hell, I'm proud to have an Asian food aisle. Plus, it makes things convenient for grocery shopping. Even in Asia, we have aisles for Japanese products, or Vietnamese, or Korean. Just makes things easier for the shopper. And what about when you know what you want is a Chinese product but don't exactly know what it's defined as by the supermarket? You'd be spending hours searching the aisles for what you want. Just makes shit easier ffs

    Eugene LimEugene LimPrieš 9 dienų
  • Pepperidge Farm Italian Bread really? That's Wonder bread with a few sesame seeds on top. It's in the bread aisle with the other tasteless foam where it belongs.

    Vickie RayhillVickie RayhillPrieš 10 dienų
  • If the only grocery store in town is the super Wal-Mart, any aisle you put the La Choy becomes the "Asian" aisle, and the Old El Paso meal kits is the "Hispanic" aisle. What else would you put on the sign above the aisle? So major grocery chain have to be similar across the US. On the other hand, live in a large metro area, and the independent international food stores have sections by COUNTRY. I live in an area where within a 5 mile radius, I can can shop in an Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Korean, Italian, and Eastern European supermarkets that are HUGE and where all the packaged foods are imported and not labeled in English. Am I supposed to call out those stores for not carrying Fruity Pebbles, Cheetos and Gatorade too?

    Vickie RayhillVickie RayhillPrieš 10 dienų
  • It isn't racist tho...

    NewGodAntonyNewGodAntonyPrieš 10 dienų
  • 01:58 internalized shame? Pfft...It’s practical, I’m Asian and sometimes I need to get Asian ingredients from Tom Thumb, if it’s not in the Asian section,I know they don’t carry it. Saves me time honestly.

    cuong buicuong buiPrieš 11 dienų
  • I dont wanna hit up 7 different corners of the store just to make pad thai lol

  • No I love it because it helps me look for my Mexican foods 😊💕

    Kelly GutierrezKelly GutierrezPrieš 11 dienų
  • Comon guys im normally not like that but you can exeggerate pc.

    KonrektKonrektPrieš 11 dienų
  • Stop instigating as insecure crybabies will complain.

    V. N.V. N.Prieš 12 dienų
  • This video is what happens when your white and liberal.

    Crystal HoustonCrystal HoustonPrieš 12 dienų
  • Dumbest video ever!

    Maverick Watch ReviewsMaverick Watch ReviewsPrieš 13 dienų
  • Racist? Ok which aisle does the sweet and sour sauce go in? Where else to look for taco shells? It's not a bread, it's not a chip. It's not racist. I get confused if Sriracha isn't in the ethnic foods. Ok it's a 'hot sauce' but dont send me all over the store looking for something.

    galaniegalaniePrieš 13 dienų
  • As a brit abroad who finds Anglo food in them; no its not grow up for fucks sake

    BehornedhorseBehornedhorsePrieš 13 dienų
  • Why do you people want to be offended so badly????

    MrRichManGuyMrRichManGuyPrieš 15 dienų
  • The Ethnic aisle at my local store isn’t referred to as such, I don’t think. It’s imported food, as mentioned around 3:20 Getting my British cookies from the candy or sweets aisle wouldn’t really make sense.

    BlakeBlakePrieš 15 dienų
  • America has a culture of its own. Get used to it!

    DevDevPrieš 16 dienų
  • Racism has lost all meaning. Does anyone know what it means anymore?

    DevDevPrieš 16 dienų
  • Eh. It’s not a big deal. It just means non-western food. Also video is kind of dumb don’t group up “Asian” cuisine as American because it’s sort of popular in America thats kind of really dumb

    ポブポブPrieš 16 dienų
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    Chris EvanChris EvanPrieš 16 dienų
  • Racism is made of sterner stuff than an "ethnic food" aisle

    Rhyno SourisRhyno SourisPrieš 16 dienų
  • People who liked this video has to be a BLM supporter

    Reirei717Reirei717Prieš 17 dienų
  • At least one does have to drive 40 mins to an Asian store to pick up fish sauce. The way things arranged at these supermarkets because it’s easier to find stuffs plus ethnic items make small percentage in the store.

    toan thaitoan thaiPrieš 17 dienų
  • At some aspect, this video has a point. But I think I still want an isle that has everything I need instead of going a round a whole supermarket trying to dig 1-2 things among a forest of mainly American stuff

    applemonannahapplemonannahPrieš 17 dienų
  • It’s not racists at all in fact it feels awesome to find all my Jamaican, Spanish, Indian stuff organized in such a way it makes sense. I’ve never looked at it as such. Trust me cause if I came to another country I wouldn’t expect American products.

    Stay FadedStay FadedPrieš 17 dienų
  • This is stupid and a waste of time

    Johnson P.Johnson P.Prieš 17 dienų
  • No Not everything is racist This is just utter stupidity

    who am i? you're nibbawho am i? you're nibbaPrieš 18 dienų
  • 0:18 i am Chinese and *WHAT ARE WONTON STRIPS???*

    Timli LijinshengTimli LijinshengPrieš 18 dienų
  • I hope america distinguishes what is racism, what is not.

    ginger Ginginger GinPrieš 18 dienų
  • This is privileged when ethnic groups are still fighting to have their seat on that “ethnic foods” shelf

    Natalie Jolie SkyzNatalie Jolie SkyzPrieš 18 dienų
  • I think it's a stretch to call it racist though.. tsk tsk

    ClaireClairePrieš 18 dienų
  • I don’t find it racism although I do understand their point of view. I actually think if it in a different way. 1. It makes it easier for me to find what I need to find in the store and although with adjusting everything will probably take some time and with in time will probably become the new norm. I’m okay with how it is now. 2. I have my very own half isle of my food. I don’t have to go to all the other isles just bec i.e the noodles should be where the spaghetti isle. Everything is all together for me in one isle, plus their is always less food traffic in that isle. But I totally understand where their coming from and think it won’t happen so soon. The order of food changing in isles are the least thing that needs to be the focus in this country.

    Victoria TranVictoria TranPrieš 18 dienų
  • This is ridiculous. The food segregated by cuisine is not racism at all. Even pan-asian supermarkets owned by non-white have Indian, Japanese And Chinese aisles!! And that makes the shopping experience more practical! As a non white this video is the least smart thing I’ve seen lately...

    bluegasbluegasPrieš 18 dienų
  • Wtf is this... Its called “international foods”, nothing wrong with that whatsoever

    JaraiyaJaraiyaPrieš 18 dienų
  • No

    Buster BeagleBuster BeaglePrieš 19 dienų
  • It is not racist at all. However it is a different way to think about it.

    K.L.S vlogsK.L.S vlogsPrieš 19 dienų
  • I love international isles and grocery's usually one of my favorite places to hit up and I don't care if I'm the only white person in the store. That must somehow be cultural appropriation in our crazy new world 🙄

    iam smileyiam smileyPrieš 19 dienų
  • I love that my cultural foods are in the international section. You are making a big deal about nothing

    Donna MariDonna MariPrieš 19 dienų
  • Boo hoo

    Jeff DavisJeff DavisPrieš 19 dienų
  • It makes it a lot easier to find specific items. Anyway, noodle chips aren’t bread and in my supermarket they put the Italian food next to the Indian and Mexican foods. If you’re cooking a Lebanese meal for example, you’re gonna probably need both pomegranate syrup and tahini. It’s so much more convenient for the people that are actually cooking that food.

    Jordan PiconeJordan PiconePrieš 19 dienų
  • I thought this was going to be click bate, so I decided to watch the video... nope... wasn't click bate. Just because of this video we ought to split aisles for every different culture.

    Cristian SanchezCristian SanchezPrieš 19 dienų
  • In my local mall in Philippines, we have a specific lane for international products. Especially most American items.

    Alessandro Rikardo V. MillabeAlessandro Rikardo V. MillabePrieš 19 dienų
  • Listen, no, I’m Russian, and I live in a foreign country, and the thing is we have a lot of different stuff in Russia, such as different sodas, and these sodas are 10 times easier to find and other Russian produce with these aisles, I’ve been to stores which don’t have these aisles but do have Russian produce and are a pain in the ass to find cuz I have to go all around the shop Instead of going to 1 aisle and getting everything I need

    Its Me RacoonIts Me RacoonPrieš 19 dienų
  • Jesus Christ is this to where we’ve gotten to

    Its Me RacoonIts Me RacoonPrieš 19 dienų
  • these days everything is racist

    PapillonPapillonPrieš 20 dienų
  • This was a waste of my time

    Germ XGerm XPrieš 20 dienų
  • Here in NZ, the international section is 50 percent stuff from the uk (like galaxy chocolate or uk brands of drinks my fav being iron bru normally have to go to a speciality store), directly imported from asia and the other 50% being old el paso products

    Christopher KellyChristopher KellyPrieš 21 dieną
  • Um....WHAT THE HELL??? So trying other cultures food racist now? Us Americans have nothing better to talk about good Lord!

    TiaMysticTiaMysticPrieš 21 dieną
  • Saves time for me, I go directly to the ethnic aisle

    ManlingManlingPrieš 21 dieną
  • What a joke

    GermGermPrieš 21 dieną
  • Useless video

    Corinne TeneCorinne TenePrieš 21 dieną
  • QUESTION: “Is the ethnic food aisle racist?” ANSWER: “No. Of course not. What kind of stupid question is that?”

    Marc JohnsonMarc JohnsonPrieš 21 dieną
    • @Marc Johnson dude before you know it bandaids 🩹 are going to be racist since the are one color typically!! They will have “black” bandaids before we know it!

      Hank's DetailingHank's DetailingPrieš 20 dienų
    • Hank's Detailing it a solution in search of a problem. Now that fewer and fewer people go to church, they’re find their zealotry elsewhere

      Marc JohnsonMarc JohnsonPrieš 20 dienų
    • Lmfao everyone is so triggered now a days it’s so annoying! I don’t get why one could possibly EVEN think it’s “racist” 🙄🙄🙄🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

      Hank's DetailingHank's DetailingPrieš 21 dieną
  • Is this a joke? 😂😂

    SLABSOSASLABSOSAPrieš 21 dieną
  • This has got to be satire

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  • *If Business Insider actually made videos on an issue that actually mattered* *_I wouldn't be watching a 7 minute video on supermarket foods_*

    Joshua MartinJoshua MartinPrieš 22 dienas
  • Bruh it seems like everything nowadays is trying to start an argument and pick a fight

    Zeke the freakZeke the freakPrieš 22 dienas
  • The thing is, why is the word Ethnic a negative thing to y’all? I’m looking at y’all side ways now trying to stir up done shit? Ethnic=racist? get outta here! See this is why I completely disregard and many black people, from Democrats( don’t like republicans either) I don’t like politics at all but I educate myself from the past till current to know what you people will push to cause destruction.

    prettypearls26prettypearls26Prieš 22 dienas
  • Next by insider : why almost all erasers are white? Manufacturers are racist.

    SUPAWSUPAWPrieš 23 dienas
    • No? They just erase better. Just like how this section of stores exist, more convenience.

      SanAsh ASanAsh APrieš 5 dienų
    • 💀😭

      Phumi PhalaPhumi PhalaPrieš 18 dienų
  • i am a Asian i don't feel racism, it help me to find the things i want more easy stop blame everything is racism

    Rico WongRico WongPrieš 23 dienas
  • Americans have lost their minds under the name of racism

    Mihir AgasheMihir AgashePrieš 23 dienas
  • Shut up Chang

    Tong PoTong PoPrieš 24 dienas
  • You got to be kidding..

    C MadrigalC MadrigalPrieš 24 dienas
  • What a snowflake

    Edgar NavarroEdgar NavarroPrieš 24 dienas
  • This is so stupid.

    Jason PosJason PosPrieš 24 dienas
  • Holy Shit! Now supermarket 's are RACIST?? Jesus Christ

    d bd bPrieš 25 dienų
  • There is an international aisle because we don't want to be next to your plan unsalted foods. This video just proves that people like yall like stir up problems for no reason. I live in Houston, arguable the most diverse city in the world and every store here has an INTERNATIONAL aisle right in the middle of the store not the back hidden like you referred. I see why everyone is giving yall crap about this video. This video should be remade and speak on how great is it that these grocery stores are able to provide food from around the wholes to make people feel more at home. Again this is America a country filled with diversity.

    H3NH3NPrieš 25 dienų
  • My store doesn't have an international isle

    mpjopa tvmpjopa tvPrieš 25 dienų
  • lmao David Chang's an idiot. I used to think he was a pretty brutally honest American chef but now I think he's just cringe.

    Dao YangDao YangPrieš 26 dienų
    • @Hank's Detailing people race bait too much. For example, Chang lmao. I think everyones got an opinion and shouldnt be cancelled over it unless youre Hitler or Stalin or something

      Dao YangDao YangPrieš 22 dienas
    • Thank you! I am Hispanic, I look white. My dad is white. Mom is Argentine. My family thinks it’s way easier that they have the ethnic isle. At least you won’t get in trouble for saying Chang is an idiot. If I or anyone other than his race said it we get canceled.

      Hank's DetailingHank's DetailingPrieš 22 dienas
  • Karl Marx coined the term "racist " to create a way to divide and conquer. There are many cultures and only ONE human race. Sad the world has latched on to the diabolical stupidity of mr. Marx!

    Certified NobodyCertified NobodyPrieš 27 dienų
  • A few people offended doesn't not mean most people considered offensive.

    Carla CarreraCarla CarreraPrieš 27 dienų
  • 4:20 Spanish, not Italian 🙃

    Berta SalayetBerta SalayetPrieš 27 dienų
  • This video is stupid...

    Crack HeadCrack HeadPrieš 27 dienų
  • LOL food is racist. Wait till the go to a buffet

    Krispy KremeKrispy KremePrieš 27 dienų
  • on the contrary, when I was vacationing in ireland, I saw an "American" Isle at the super market and it had a bunch sugary cereal, A1 sauce, and poptarts. I thought it was hilarious! I'm Filipino-American btw. and that American Isle was accurate af and not racist lol

    Kurei0Kurei0Prieš 28 dienų
  • no

    PxzifalPxzifalPrieš 28 dienų