Iceberg Babies® Baby Iceberg Lettuce

Iceberg babies

Sweet, flavorful and refreshingly crunchy. The creative opportunities are endless

Our baby iceberg lettuce is a delicious take on a traditional item that we’ve developed from special seed to yield a softball-sized produce wonder. This isn’t immature or peeled down conventional iceberg lettuce. Our Iceberg Babies® are small packages that deliver big with serving value and diner appeal.

  • Iceberg Babies® inspires culinary creativity with the crunch of classic iceberg lettuce.
  • Easier portion control with each head of our mini iceberg lettuce.
  • We plant and harvest fresh, crisp baby iceberg lettuce year around.
  • Jeff Hitchcock

    “Since its development in 2004, we’ve been very proud of how well-received our non-GMO Iceberg Babies® have been across the U.S. and Canada.”

    Jeff Hitchcock, Vice President Operations

    IB Ceviche

    What can you do with our mini iceberg lettuce that you can’t do with classic iceberg lettuce?

    Fill it! Build it! Slice it! Wrap it! Wedge it!
    The presentation possibilities are as unique as its delicious, sweet flavor.

Product Specifications

Pack – 40 count
Net weight – 16 to 20 lbs.
Carton dimensions – 20 x 16 x 8 inches
Carton cube – 1.38 c.f.
Pallet count – 72 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 6/12
Label – Garden Hearts®
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Pack – 20 count
Net weight – 8 to 10 lbs.
Carton dimensions – 20 x 16 x 4 inches
Carton cube – 0.80 c.f.
Pallet count – 132 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 6/22
Label – Garden Hearts®


Temperature: Keep refrigerated at 34° to 36° Fahrenheit.
Relative Humidity: Maintain 90 to 95% relative humidity.
Shelf Life: 7 to 10 days. No top ice.


Year around.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. We grow Iceberg Babies in the Salinas Valley from spring through early winter and move production to the Imperial Valley from December through March. Rotating our produce operations allows us to cultivate, harvest and ship our premium baby iceberg lettuce all year.

Yes. Don't let their compact size fool you. With a diameter of approximately 5 inches, each head is a mature, crisp and delicious bundle of culinary possibilities.

Its thick-walled, broad leaves maintain its signature crunch and structure and also gives the lettuce excellent shelf life. Premium quality and stability make our Iceberg Babies ideal for bowls, wraps, wedges and more.

Baby iceberg packs a surprisingly powerful nutritional punch. We invite you to explore iceberg lettuce nutrition and enjoy a few busted iceberg myths too.

Yes. Take a look at our recipe page for unique ideas that showcase our Iceberg Babies. You'll find inspiration for everything from appetizers and sides to wedge salads and entrees