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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, and the Heart Foundation by clicking HERE.

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News and Events

  • December 2020 update

    Our December newsletter includes an update on 5+A Day asparagus promotions for the season, an update on the asparagus harvester project and proposed meeting in mid January, and various news items. The next Executive meeting will be held on 15th February 2021 in Cambridge. Download the newsletter here.

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  • October 2020 update

    In our October newsletter we update on: The season;Promotion;Robotic harvester project;Upcoming workshops & meetings;RSE videos and SSE visas;Climate maps;Find-a-pest. Download the newsletter by clicking here.

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  • September update

    In the September newsletter we provide updates on: Start of seasonPromotionsCovid & food safetyWomen in HortBiosecurityNews Please contact us with any questions.

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