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Grocery Store Prices for 14 Items in 1957

Iceberg Lettuce

Iceberg lettuce used to rule the refrigerator's produce bin -- it only cost 19 cents per head in 1957! Salad makers these days reach for other types of lettuce, including romaine, red leaf, and endive, just to name a few. Iceberg still has its loyal followers, but they can now plan on paying $1.49 per head.