20 World’s Largest Asparagus Producing Countries

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.
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Rank Country Production Quantity (in Tonnes) Production Value
1 China, mainland 7,250,000 $659,867,400
2 Peru 392,306 $35,706,200
3 Germany 103,457 $9,416,200
4 Mexico 85,417 $7,774,300
5 Thailand 61,891 $5,633,000
6 Spain 58,421 $5,317,200
7 United States of America 38,100 $3,467,700
8 Italy 33022 $3,005,500
9 Japan 28,800 $2,621,200
10 France 22,330 $2,032,300
11 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 18,885 $1,718,800
12 Netherlands 17,000 $1,547,200
13 Chile 15,327 $1,395,000
14 Australia 10,276 $935,200
15 Argentina 9,875 $898,700
16 Canada 6,599 $600,600
17 Bulgaria 5,868 $534,000
18 Greece 5,600 $509,600
19 Hungary 5,524 $502,700
20 United Kingdom 5,100 $464,100