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