Southwest Freeze Pushes Up Lettuce Price $3 A HEAD he high cost of iceberg and other lettuce prices, which have topped $50 a case, the highest prices in at least 15 years. Many supermarkets have put up signage explaining to customers unusually cold weather in the growing areas of California and Arizona is responsible for pushing prices up to $3 for a head of lettuce. The crunch is expected to ease by early April, when the harvest shifts to less-affected growing regions, industry officials ...
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