20 World’s Largest Asparagus Producing Countries

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  • Post last modified:August 9, 2021

Asparagus is a spring vegetable, generally cultivating in northern Africa and western Asia. There are many types of asparagus found including Purple, Green, and White. It is used in many recipes and also can be pickled and stored for several years.

The top importer of Asparagus is the United States (USA) with 92,405 tons. European Union and Japan with 18,565 tons and 17,148 tons of imports. China is the largest producer of Asparagus with over 8 million metric tons. Peru producing with around 366,000 tons, and Mexico’s production amounted to 272,000 tons.

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RankCountryProduction
(metric tons)
1China8,303,000
2Peru392,306
4Mexico272,202
3Germany130,560
6Spain58,421
8Italy49,910
7United States of America34,180
9Japan27,426
11Iran (Islamic Republic of)18,885
10France22,330
5Thailand61,891
12Netherlands17,000
13Chile15,327
14Australia10,276
15Argentina9,875
16Canada6,599
17Bulgaria5,868
18Greece5,600
19Hungary5,524
20United Kingdom5,100
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