Monsanto Introduces Improved Lettuce Variety

Misionero Vegetables, together with Seminis® Vegetable Seeds partnered to bring consumers the new Frescada™, a U.S.- grown cross between iceberg and Romaine lettuce. Frescada™ offers the consumers a variety with the same sweet taste and crispy texture of iceberg lettuce, only with improved flavor, nutritional content, and a deeper green color.

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