“There are a lot of things that are organic coming out,” Cam states.“Even some typical Asian manufacturers like Lee Kum Kee are starting to make organic soy sauce …This eliminates unnecessary costs and forms a long-lasting relationship with her suppliers. “I visited their farms before I opened True Seasons…
Cam notes that part of her success lies in the appeal of Green Zone to Asian-Americans who are both health-conscious and want a taste of home. who don’t want to give up their culture,” says Cam.
California has the largest Asian population in the United States, so it is not surprising there is no shortage of Asian restaurants there.
However, the majority of these restaurants don’t serve organic food. says that Asian-Americans are 31 percent more likely to eat organic. population becomes more health-conscious and wary of conventional farming methods, more and more people are turning to the perceived safety of organic food.
Cam has since expanded the original San Gabriel Valley location, opened another Green Zone in Old Pasadena, and plans to open another, breakfast-centric location in Temple City sometime this year.
Saifon Plewtong went a step further when opening her hot pot restaurant, True Seasons Organic Kitchen, in Anaheim.