Romaine is the U.S. term for this long leafed lettuce, also called cos or cos lettuce. It is said to have originated on the Greek island of Cos (Kos), off the coast of Turkey in the Aegean Sea. Romaine has been cultivated and eaten cooked or raw for almost 5,000 years and may very well be the oldest form of cultivated lettuce. Egyptian tombs reveal paintings of lettuce with long, pointed leaves, resembling romaine. The romaine name evolved from a time when it was called Roman lettuce due to the Romans' belief in its healthful and healing properties.
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Foodservice and Retail Professionals - Boggiatto® romaine is available year 'round. Order through your regular produce distributor. If your distributor doesn't carry our products, call us at 831.424.4864 and we'll help direct you or your distributor to a local service.
Distributors - Purchase Boggiatto® romaine directly from our facility in Salinas, California or seasonally from Brawley, California. Call our sales department at 831.424.4864 to arrange for shipping.