Asparagus is a spring vegetable, Northern Africa and western Asia is widely cultivated, there many types of asparagus including Purple, Green and White. This vegetable used in many dishes and also can be pickled and stored for several years. The top asparagus importers were in 2004 the united states of 92,405 tonnes and 18,565 tonnes by European Union and 17,148 by Japan. The largest producer in 2010 is China with production of 6,960,357 tonnes, and Peru producing around 335,209 tonnes which is very far from china, Germany around 92,404 tonnes. The 20 Countries shown with production in tonnes and value of production.
|Rank||Country||Production Quantity (in Tonnes)||Production Value|
|7||United States of America||38,100||$3,467,700|
|11||Iran (Islamic Republic of)||18,885||$1,718,800|