- Early June to end of October
Did you know that Romaine lettuce leaves are a little thicker and more fibrous than those of other types of lettuce? Wash them just before use so the lettuce will keep longer.
Did you know why it is so important to dry the lettuce thoroughly when making a salad? The dressing will adhere better to dry leaves than wet ones.
Do you know the nutritional value of Romaine lettuce?
Per 250ml (1 cup) of raw lettuce:
Energy: 10kcal; Carbohydrates: 2g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin K: 80% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin K)
Vitamin A: 35% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin A)
Folates: 35% of RDI (excellent source of folates)
Vitamin C: 25% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin C)
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Daigneault F.M.S. inc. (Les Jardins)
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Forino V. et fils inc. (Les Fermes)
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