Garden Hearts® Romaine Hearts

hearts of romaine

Robust body with a tender heart. Consistent quality, superior yield and minimal prep go straight to your bottom line

We’ve led the way in developing a romaine heart with sweet taste and most delicious crunch. You want the freshest romaine lettuce hearts available, and our Garden Hearts® deliver.

  • The competition can’t match our hearts of romaine for consistent quality year around.
  • Our romaine hearts deliver more weight per carton with very little waste.
  • The high yield of Garden Hearts® lowers your cost per serving.
  • Romaine lettuce hearts Barrera

    “The quality of our romaine hearts is our highest priority in the field. We always pre-inspect every one of our fields before packing and shipping.”

    Edgar Barrera, Field Operations Manager

    Garden Hearts Caesar Salad

    From creative salads to sensational sides, tender romaine hearts add robust body and sweet flavor to endless recipe possibilities.

    Grilled, baked or fresh, Garden Hearts® belong on your menu.

Product Specifications

romaine lettuce hearts Jumbo
Pack – Jumbo
Net weight – 25 to 28 lbs.
Heads per carton – varies
Carton dim. – 20 x 16 x 10 in.
Carton cube – 1.83 c.f.
Pallet count – 54 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 6/9
Labels – Garden Hearts®
Romaine hearts garden petite
Pack – Petite
Net weight – 12 to 15 lbs.
Heads per carton: 48
Carton dim. – 20 x 16 x 6 in.
Carton cube – 1.13 c.f.
Pallet count – 84 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 6/14
Labels – Garden Hearts®
romaine hearts royal colossal
Pack – Colossal
Net weight – 35 to 38 lbs.
Heads per carton: Varies
Carton dim. – 24 x 16 x 11 in.
Carton cube – 2.38 c.f.
Pallet count – 40 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 5/8
Label – Royal Hearts®
romaine hearts royal jumbo
Pack – Jumbo
Net weight – 25 to 28 lbs.
Heads per carton – varies
Carton dim. – 20 x 16 x 10 in.
Carton cube – 1.83 c.f.
Pallet count – 54 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 6/9
Labels – Royal Hearts®
romaine hearts standard salad
Pack – Standard
Net weight – 20 to 25 lbs.
Heads per carton: Varies
Carton dim. – 19 x 13 x 10 in.
Carton cube – 1.60 c.f.
Pallet count – 56 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 7/8
Label – Salad Hearts®
romaine hearts garden retail
Pack – 12 / 3 count bags
Net weight – 9 to 12 lbs.
Heads per carton: 36
Carton dim. – 19 x 13 x 10 in.
Carton cube – 1.60 c.f.
Pallet count – 56 cartons per pallet
Ti / Hi – 7/8
Label – Garden Hearts®

Storage

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.

Availability

Year around.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Selling by weight ensures the lowest possible net cost to the end user. Our Garden Hearts consistently prove their cost-efficiency in rigorous commercial kitchen yield tests.

The average weight of a romaine heart is between 15 and 20 ounces. Our premium Jumbo Garden Hearts deliver between 25 and 28 pounds of romaine hearts per carton with very little waste.

Trimmed hearts of romaine are almost 100 percent useable, and the outer leaves make perfect wraps for sides and entrees. With a shelf life of up to 10 days, romaine hearts are a cost-effective addition to commercial pantries.

Yes. In fact, our Garden Hearts are actually more dense with nutrientsthan beef. Their very healthy profile includes proteins, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, carotenoids and almost no calories.

Yes. Salads made with romaine hearts highlight the delectable diversity of different cultures around the world. Our Garden Hearts inspire creative kitchen ideas with accents ranging from Italian to Asian and more.

Yes. You can oven roast, pan sauté and grill hearts of romaine. One of our favorite recipes serves up a delicious grilled romaine hearts salad. The Greek style and flavors of this dish make it a hit with both professional and home chefs.