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Lettuce, Premium

Markon First Crop (MFC) Premium Lettuce is harvested only after inspection for maturity, flavor, texture, color, and weight to offer the highest possible yield; shipped in recyclable, wax-free cartons.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:
U.S. No. 1

Available Offerings from Markon for Lettuce, Premium

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Lettuce, Premium pounds or kilograms 24 COUNT 0 06 11628 91970 6 6 11628 91970 6
Lettuce, Premium pounds or kilograms 6 COUNT 0 06 11628 91985 0 6 11628 91985 0

Storage Tips:

Refrigerate immediately upon arrival; store at high humidity with adequate circulation.

Handling Tips:

To minimize browning, store lettuce away from ethylene-producing items (apples, avocados, cantaloupe, pears, and tomatoes). Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Use MFC Premium Iceberg to top tacos, tostadas, burgers, and sandwiches
  • Top chopped MFC Premium Iceberg with apple-smoked bacon, pickled MFC Red Onions, and spicy pecans; drizzle with Gorgonzola dressing
  • Mix together bulgur wheat, chopped MFC Tomatoes, RSS Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, RSS Lemon Juice, roasted RSS Peeled Garlic, RSS Washed & Trimmed Parsley, mint, and MFC Iceberg; serve tabbouleh with warm pita triangles

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Stir-fry diced chicken thighs, RSS Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, RSS Broccoli Florets, MFC Mushrooms, halved cashews, and Hoisin sauce; toss with chopped MFC Premium Iceberg
  • Serve thinly sliced gyro lamb meat, chopped MFC Tomatoes, sticks of MFC Cucumbers, and dill tzatziki sauce over chopped MFC Premium Iceberg
  • Toss chopped MFC Premium Iceberg with shredded Brussels sprouts, chopped hazel nuts, and crumbled bacon; drizzle with hot bacon-sherry vinaigrette

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Toss chopped MFC Premium Iceberg with sliced mango, macadamia nuts, and vinaigrette made with MFC Strawberries
  • Slather whole wheat bread with RSS Avocado Pure Pulp; top with sliced heirloom tomatoes, crisp bacon strips, and MFC Premium Iceberg
  • Purée grilled jalapeno chile peppers, RSS Lime Juice, and RSS Washed & Trimmed Cilantro; toss chopped MFC Premium Iceberg with fried tortilla strips; serve on top of grilled mahi mahi; drizzle chile pepper mixture over all

Did You Know?

Lettuce is low in calories and provides vitamin C, calcium, and iron. Availability: lettuce is sourced from the following areas: Jan-Feb = Yuma, AZ; Mar-Apr = Huron, CA; Apr-Sept = Salinas, CA; Sept-Oct = Huron, CA; Dec = Yuma, AZ.

Available Varieties From Markon