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Melissa's Habanero Salsa

Los Angeles, California (2022) - Salsa sauce, a combination of chile peppers, tomatoes and other spices, can be traced to the Aztecs, who used it mainly to enhance the flavor of meat and fish. Melissa’s improves on this ancient condiment with the introduction of a new blend of simple ingredients that combines the fiery heat of the Habanero pepper with a pleasant taste of fresh orange for a completely unique flavor additive that will compliment an array of main course dishes!

The Habanero pepper is native to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The pepper is named after the Cuban city of La Habana, known in the U.S. as Havana, because it used to be heavily trading there. This toy-like, small pepper shaped like a miniature lantern has a nutty-sweet flavor. To put this pepper’s heat in perspective, it is 10 times hotter than a jalapeno. This distinctively different-tasting salsa pairs well with beef, avocado, rice, chicken, pizza, pork, tacos and burgers.

Melissa’s Produce is the leading U.S. variety distributor of specialty and organic fresh produce as well as related products processed from fresh produce. The company imports exotic fruits and vegetables from around the world. Melissa’s Produce can be contacted at 1.800.588.0151 or at

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