California and Arizona grow 99.5% of the lettuce grown in the U.S.
Did you know? Iceberg lettuce got its name because growers used to pack it with crushed ice to ship.
Darker Green lettuce leaves are more nutritious than lighter green leaves.
Americans eat about 30 pounds of lettuce every year. That’s about five times more than what we ate in the early 1900s.
In the United States, lettuce is the second most popular fresh vegetable.
Almost all lettuce is packed right in the field.
About 25% of all iceberg lettuce is made into fresh cut salads.
Arizona, January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December, California, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Who Grows It
Duncan Family Farms
San Miguel Produce
John Powell Jr.
Peter Rabbit Farms
Tanimura & Antle Inc.
Mann Packing Company
El Centro, CA
The Nunes Company, Foxy Foods, LLC