Sourcing specialties

June 2007
FoodService Director;6/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, Special section p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sourcing of restaurants in the U.S. for specialty vegetables. Seasonal shifts are not as prevalent with this type of produce, says Robert Schueller, a spokesperson for Melissa's, a produce supplier based in Los Angeles, California that specializes in specialties. He advises his foodservice customers to judge quality by flavor and tenderness, not appearance, as some of these more exotic veggies come in misshapen or odd-looking.


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