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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

  • NZAC December 2019 update

    A roundup of the season, feedback from grower visits and updates on asparagus in the media are all including in our December newsletter.

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  • NZAC November 2019 Newsletter

    Read about how the season is going around the country, along with an update on promotion, asparagus in the media, farm environment plans and climate change legislation in the November NZAC newsletter.

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  • NZAC October 2019 Newsletter

    This newsletter includes an overview of the season so far in each region, updates on the robotic harvester project and promotional campaign, and information on Primary ITO’s new horticulture scholarships, plus more.

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