For Immediate Release
LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2020) – Melissa's/World Variety Produce Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership as the Official Produce Supplier of Allegiant Stadium and proud partner of the Las Vegas Raiders, effective May 2020.
Melissa's has been at the intersection of food and sports for two decades and has been reimagining the culinary experience in America for almost 40 years. By leveraging a strategic sourcing platform built upon global access and local growing, Melissa's provides its customers with the finest produce throughout the seasons and offers over 1,500 products at any given time. The company's products and services are sought out by a wide range of culinary professionals, from Michelin-starred chefs to foodies and home chefs alike, seeking the very best in quality and flavor.
Melissa's is perfectly suited to offer its elevated culinary experience to fans at the new Allegiant Stadium. With this partnership, guests of Allegiant Stadium will have access to the finest fresh fruits and vegetables, a wide variety of healthy snacks, plentiful grab & go options and more. Ingredient-driven culinary offerings will focus on sustainable and seasonal produce while maintaining the high standards for quality, food safety and innovation Melissa's is known for.
Melissa's will be pushing the boundaries of culinary ingenuity as the Las Vegas market has captured the attention and envy of the entire world with the arrival of the Raiders and the addition of Allegiant Stadium.
Legends Global Partnerships represented the Raiders to secure the partnership as a part of their duties as the stadium’s official premium ticketing and sponsorships agency.
Melissa's Produce is the nation's largest specialty produce distributor, delivering the freshest ideas in produce from the global market to your local grocery stores, favorite restaurants, and go-to sports venues. Over the years, the company's Food Service Division has become a full-service operation that supplies culinary professionals with culinary staples, exotic fruits and vegetables, and Melissa's full line of organic produce. From year-round staples to seasonal favorites, Melissa's provides quality ingredients you rely on. For more, visit our website or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Allegiant Stadium
Located near the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium will be a global events destination, highlighted by the arrival of the NFL's iconic Raiders. Allegiant Stadium will be ideally located for both visitors and locals, fully enclosed and climate controlled with a capacity of 65,000. The technologically advanced stadium will host world-class entertainment including concerts and sporting events such as the Pac-12 Championship Game and Las Vegas Bowl, as well as become the future home of UNLV Football. The stadium project is expected to generate an economic benefit of $620 million annually, while creating 6,000 permanent jobs in Southern Nevada. For more information visit Allegiant Stadium or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.