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.
Melissa's in the Media
December 2013In the New Year's Eve Dinner article a recipe entitled "Baby Potatoes with Crème Fraîche and Caviar" which calls for Melissa's Dutch Yellow Potatoes to use for the recipe - see the article online: http://www.traditionalhome.com/food_entertaining/entertaining/new-year-dinner-recipes_ss9.html.
November 2013Melissa's Steamed Lentils are noted in the recipe called "Eggplant with Lentils and Goat Cheese" on page 126 of the magazine in an recipe article entitle "Stuff It"...
Melissa's Peeled Baby Red Beets are noted and used in recipe on page 104 of this popular lifestyle magazine. It notes that Beets are October's Superfood item.