If you own or work in a restaurant, you know how important it is to source fresh vegetables daily. The difference between a satisfied customer and an angry one comes down to how fresh your ingredients are. Finding the right vegetable supplier near you can get confusing with so many options to choose from. Restaurant owners are constantly thinking of where they can find vegetable suppliers near them. When your reputation and business are on the line, you can’t afford to mess things up. Keep reading to learn more on finding the right vegetable supplier near you.

The problem with vegetables

The taste and quality of your vegetables can vary depending on which supplier you are buying from. Some vegetables are grown using pesticides and chemicals, while others are grown organically. Organic vegetables are touted as healthier but they are more expensive. Other problems can arise if the vegetables are not packed and stored properly when delivered to the restaurant.

Finding a good supplier

Many restaurant owners may ask “how can I find a good vegetable supplier near me?” The best place to start would be to speak with other local restaurants in your area about which vegetable suppliers they work with. Suppliers recommended by word of mouth usually tend to be good ones. You can also find a wealth of information online, including some forms where people leave feedback and comments that can give you some additional insights. Taking the time to research the right vegetable supplier can save you lots of headaches and money in the long run.

Cost factor

While cost is almost always a factor, choosing to go the cheaper route can sometimes cost you more down the road. Restaurant owners know they need to make sure they get their vegetables at reasonable prices in order to be able to offer their customers meals at reasonable and affordable prices. The more a restaurant pays for ingredients, the more they need to charge its customers. Finding the right vegetable supplier means finding the right balance between cost and quality. Some restaurants may serve vegetables and ingredients that are not locally grown – or in season, they need to go through foreign vegetable suppliers, which will almost always increase the cost.

Negev Produce’s Vegetables

Negev Produce has been growing and exporting vegetables, including carrots, potatoes and radishes, to countries across the European Union for many years now. Our vast knowledge and experience have helped create some of the most delicious and sought-after vegetables in Israel and abroad.

The next time you find yourself at your local fruits and vegetable wholesalers’ market or grocery store, you may be purchasing and enjoying one of Negev Produce’s delicious potatoes, radishes or carrots. We supply only the best vegetables, delivered fresh and delicious.