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New Zealand Asparagus Council represents asparagus growers throughout New Zealand

Asparagus is a vibrant, healthy and tasty addition to your meal. It can compliment several dishes to add more flavour and is a good source of many vitamins and minerals to your diet, including vitamin B6, magnesium, zinc, fibre and more.

The New Zealand Asparagus Council supplies both our local consumers and export fresh asparagus to high value international markets.

To find out more about buying, storing and preparing asparagus download this handy card produced by the Health Promotion Agency, vegetables.co.nz and the Heart Foundation by clicking HERE.

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