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Butter Lettuce

Description

This lettuce is noted for its buttery texture. It is characterized by a loosely-formed head, and leaves that are pale yellow near the center and pale green toward the outer edges. Butter lettuce is commonly used in salad or shredded as a bed for Mexican and Asian cuisine.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 cup shredded (55g), Calories 7

Protein

1g

Sodium

3mg

Carbohydrate

1g

Vitamin A

36%

Dietary Fiber

1g

Vitamin C

3%

Fat

0g

Calcium

2%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

4%

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Care and Handling

Ideal Temperature: 34-36 F. Ethylene sensitive. Highly sensitive to freezing injury. Perforted plastic film wrapped around the heads can help maintain humidity levels.

Ratto Bros. follows and recommends the guidelines set forth by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) about commercial and home users washing all produce thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking. For more information, visit the FDA’s website Consumers > Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely.

Head Count

Cases per Pallet

PLU

Extra Lg, 2 doz.

35

4632

Large, 2 doz.

42

4632

Regular, 2 doz.

63

4632

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