In the United States, the four main types of lettuce are loose-leaf, butterhead, romaine and crisphead with many varieties within each type that vary in taste, texture, color, shape and size. These specialty gourmet lettuces range from deep green to striking red colors. Baby lettuce makes an excellent mix for salads and soups and also enhances the nutrition of the entire meal. The variety of baby lettuce contains a great source of vitamin A and beta-carotene which is an essential to eye health. Baby lettuce will add texture, beautiful color and delicious taste to a plethora of dishes.