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Usually the price per pound is about twice the price for normal size. That reflects the extra labor and material involved in such small sizes. Of course, since the items are less than one-half size, the buyer gets three times as many items for that price.

For example, a cellophane package of ten medium-size carrots (one pound) might retail for 59®, or 6<t each. Another one-pound package would contain about thirty tiny carrots and retail for $1.29, or 4$ each. If those were farm-fresh, arranged in small bunches with the tops on, the price would be double that.

So, for undersized vegetables you could safely double the normal price per pound. This will work equally well with all vegetables including lettuce. Just remember to weigh the lettuce when it's not dripping wet.

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