YUMA, Ariz. — The price of iceberg lettuce sold in Chicago doubled in late January, going from $12 per 24-count carton on Jan 5 to $26 per carton on Jan. 19, according to the United States Department of Agriculture Portal. Romaine lettuce wholesale prices also increased significantly. Romaine 24-count cartons were $14 to $18 per carton on Jan 5 and went up to $24 to 28 per carton on Jan. 21. Romaine hearts went from $18 to 22 for a twelve three-count packages on Jan. 5 to $28 to 30 per ...
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