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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.

News and Events

  • Vegetable Growers Biosecurity Manual

    A new on-farm biosecurity manual has been printed with copies posted to all asparagus growers.   The manual contains easy-to-follow information about good biosecurity practices, checklists and industry case studies.  The manuals have been produced in collaboration with the vegetable sector product groups and with support from a Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures grant through MPI. […]

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    • NZAC February-March 2020 Update

      In this month’s newsletter we update on actions from a recent executive meeting; COVID-19 support; overview the promotions campaign last season; asparagus on Rural Delivery programme on 18 April; fair trading act submission survey; RSE review; labour-saving device research request. To download the newsletter click HERE.

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    • NZAC January 2020 update

      This newsletter includes a summary on the 2019 season, information on asparagus promotions done by 5+A Day, and upcoming meeting information. Read it here.

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