Boston Lettuce

Storage and Handling Tips:

Temperature/humidity recommendation for short-term storage of 7-14 days or less:
32-36 degrees F/0-2 degrees C
90-98% relative humidity

Retail display tips:

Water sprinkle: Ok
Top Ice: No

Ethylene production/sensitivities:

Produces ethylene: No
Sensitive to ethylene exposure: Yes

Storing Tips:

Store away from ethylene-producing fruits and ripening rooms.

Handling Tips:

Follow good rotation practices; first shipments received should be used or displayed first. Maintain cold conditions to maximize storage and shelf-life; minimize dehydration with periodic sprays of cold water. Avoid storage with commodities that produce ethylene; eg., apples, tomatoes.

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Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 1 cup shredded or chopped Lettuce (55g) % Daily Value
Calories 7 Calories from Fat 1
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars 1g Protein 1g
Vitamin A 36% Iron 4%
Vitamin C 3% Calcium 2%