Think tasty, creamy, tangy, aromatic, tart, sweet, crunchy and delectable. Within the 280,000 square feet of the Melissa's/World Variety Produce, Inc. warehouse, you’re sure to find the freshest fruits and vegetables – quality products with exceptional value and first-class service.
Melissa's/World Variety Produce, Inc. is currently the largest distributor of specialty produce in the United States. With over 1000 items available at any given time, Melissa’s imports and distributes exotic fresh fruits and vegetables from around the globe. Here’s a reference to its food safety program, and a reference to logistics.
Located in the Vernon district of Los Angeles, California, World Variety Produce began strictly as a source of specialty produce. In recent years, the company has incorporated a "one-stop shopping" concept.
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Melissa's in the Media
Melissa's Produce is sourced in the "Where to Buy"
section on Key Limes
for a recipe on Key Lime Pie.
There is an article starting on page 102 entitled "Dance Yourself Slim"
and within the article are recipe suggestions for eating delcious & healthy in which Melissa's Steamed Lentils
are noted in the "Mediterranean Salad"
recipe (page 106).
Our very own Bill Gerlach of Melissa's Produce
is featured very nicely on page 18 and has been officially labeled as "The Fixer"
Mother Earth Living
Melissa's it noted in this magazine on edible flowers
on page 46 in an article entitled "Adorn Your Plate".
April 5, 2013
Better Homes and Garden
The "Melissa's 50 Best Plants on the Planet"
cookbook is in the "things we love"
section on page 142.
There is a Easter recipe section in which Melissa's Ruby Gold Potatoes
are an essential ingredient for the "Beef Brisket with Roasted Vegetables"
on page 43 of the publication.
Wall Street Journal
March 30, 2013
In the Food section of the weekend WSJ is a feature on vegetarian cookbook in which the Melissa's 50 Best Plants on the Planet Cookbook
is one of the books featured: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324557804578376502875661558.html