Wagga Fruit Supply removes iceberg lettuce from shelves as national shortage causes prices to soar

Monty Jacka
By Monty Jacka
Updated June 10 2022 - 7:53am, first published June 8 2022 - 7:00pm
GREEN AND GONE: Wagga Fruit Supply owner Robert Papasidero said his business was forced to stop selling iceberg lettuce to regular customers due to the skyrocketing costs. Picture: Monty Jacka

Lettuce has disappeared from some of Wagga's supermarket shelves and fast food restaurants, as Australia grapples with a sudden shortage of the leafy green plant.


Monty Jacka

Monty Jacka


Monty is a journalist at The Daily Advertiser in Wagga. He can be reached at

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