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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News and Events
November 2021 update
In our November 2021 update we share information on: season updatechange of NZAC Business Managerrobotic harvester projectvariety trial programmenitrate best practicepromotionsand other information and news story links To download the newsletter click here. If you have any questions or would like more information please let me know.Read story »
October 2021 update
In NZAC’s October newsletter we provide information on: Season updateCovid-19 informationNitrogen best practice researchFind-a-pest appOther information & news To download the newsletter click here. If you have any questions or would like more information please let me know.Read story »
Asparagus Future Project
NZAC is pleased to advise we are finalising an agreement with Robotics Plus to align with a partnership agreement between the technology company and Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to develop a commercial scale autonomous robotic asparagus harvester. Named by the industry as the ‘Asparagus Future’ project, it will build on the prototype harvester worked […]Read story »