Rows of fresh lettuce plants in the countryside on a sunny day.
Lettuce is a plant in the sunflower family. It was first cultivated by ancient Egyptians, who turned it from a weed into a plant grown for its leaves. The ancient Greeks and Romans held lettuce in high regard both as a food and for its therapeutic medicinal properties.
In China, where lettuce has been growing since the 5th century, it represents good luck and is served on birthdays, New Year’s Day and other special occasions. This course contains the information you need to store and maintain the quality and freshness of lettuce, no matter what the type or where you live.
This course has the following objectives:
• Identify different lettuce characteristics.
• Identify how to receive and store lettuce.
• Identify how to handle lettuce.
• List how to troubleshoot lettuce problems.
Course Duration: 30m