SOURCE: Mi Rancho

Mi Rancho

December 01, 2015 08:45 ET

Mi Rancho® Signs to Provide Organic Tortillas and Wraps for Veggie Grill Restaurant Chain

Veggie Grill Chooses Mi Rancho Organic Corn Products as Part of Its Commitment to Provide Healthful, Non-GMO Entrees for Patrons

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2015) - Mi Rancho® (www.mirancho.com), a Bay Area food innovator in the production and global distribution of tortillas and Mexican foods, today announced that the company has signed with Veggie Grill to provide organic stone-ground corn tortillas and specialty wraps for the entire restaurant chain. Veggie Grill has already incorporated Mi Rancho organic tortillas and spinach wraps as a standard in its new fall and winter menu.

Mi Rancho executives are particularly pleased with the expanded relationship with Veggie Grill. The two companies share a commitment to providing wholesome products and promoting a greater awareness about the need for healthful ingredients. Both companies are targeting customers who take an active interest in what they eat.

"We see this new relationship with Veggie Grill as part of a new trend where food service customers are paying more attention to the quality of the food they serve, and it puts Mi Rancho in an ideal position to provide healthy products made from wholesome ingredients," said Fernando Alvear, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Mi Rancho. "We are delighted to add Veggie Grill to the family of Mi Rancho customers because we share the same commitment to providing healthy, non-GMO products like our organic corn tortillas, and educating consumers to make them more aware of the food they eat. It also puts Mi Rancho in an excellent position to reach other foodservice companies seeking organic alternatives."

 "We are pleased to expand our partnership with Mi Rancho," said COO Steve Heeley, Chief Operating Officer of Veggie Grill. "Mi Rancho has always been a quality leader and innovator in tortillas and wraps. The addition of Mi Rancho's incredibly flavorful organic, whole grain, non-GMO yellow corn tortillas and spinach wraps help to reaffirm our mission of helping our guests bring whole veggies and grains to the center of their plate."

Mi Rancho offers a complete line of organic tortillas made with organic corn, organic whole wheat, and organic flax and quinoa. Mi Rancho has been a family owned business for three generations and the Berber family has a passion for using authentic techniques and artisan bakers to produce fresh, delicious tortillas. As part of that commitment, Mi Rancho uses only the finest ingredients so customers can count on a delicious, high-quality product in every package.

About Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, is a premium fast-casual restaurant chain that celebrates the veggie by offering a variety of hot sandwiches and burgers, entree salads, bowls, home-style plates, shareable sides, organic teas and house made desserts prepared with wholesome vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts. Craft beer and wine are available in most locations as well as kid's meals. Veggie Grill is passionate about the vegetable, the fruit, the nut and the grain and serving them in delicious and innovative ways. Veggie Grill currently has 29 locations along the West Coast with additional locations opening soon. More information and the full menu are available online at www.veggiegrill.com.

About Mi Rancho

Mi Rancho® is an innovator in the specialty foods market specializing in tortillas and Mexican food products. Founded as a family-run Mexican bakery and grocery store in Oakland in 1939, Mi Rancho started to expand in the 1950s, providing tortillas to local restaurants. Today the company is now in its third generation and is still family owned and operated. Mi Rancho produces 4.5 million tortillas each day or 1.3 billion tortillas each year, serving various segments including food service, retail, industrial, and international. Despite Mi Rancho's growth, the company is still operated with a passion for excellence and a commitment to produce the best quality tortillas made from local California ingredients.

For more information, visit Mi Rancho on the web at www.mirancho.com.

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