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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.

News and Events

  • Commodity Referendum Results

    The results of the Commodity Referendum are: 39 voting papers sent out 2 advised no longer growing 15 votes received 9 votes FOR 6 votes AGAINST 301 hectares FOR 25 hectares AGAINST. We will now complete the application to the Ministry for Primary Industries for the Commodity Levy. Thank you for your responses.  


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  • Commodity Levy Referendum – don’t miss your chance to vote

    If your 2016 levies were paid up you should have received voting papers for the  Commodity Levy in the post. These are due back with the returning officer by 5pm Thursday 9 November so make sure you get them in. If you have not received your voting papers and you  believe you should have, please […]


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  • 2017 Levy Declarations have been posted

    Invoices and declarations for the 2017 and final year of the current commodity levy order which commenced in 2012 have been posted and should be with you soon. These are due by 30 November 2017, with final date of payment of 28 February 2018. If you pay your invoice by direct credit, please remember to […]


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