Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Fun, Fresh Facts by Caleb Price

  • About 25% of all iceberg lettuce is made into fresh cut salads.
  • Almost all lettuce is packed right in the field.
  • In the United States, lettuce is the second most popular fresh vegetable.
  • Americans eat about 30 pounds of lettuce every year. That’s about five times more than what we ate in the early 1900s.
  • Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family.

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