With around six million tonnes in 2005, the Asian giant is once again top of the worldwide ranking for asparagus growers.
Last season, the Peruvian company was responsible for 22.1% of all its country’s fresh green asparagus exports.
The French firm, Prim’Land, prepares new ways of presenting asparagus.
After the good results achieved in 2005, Prim’co is investing in strengthening its asparagus brand.
The official presentation of the first improved indigenous variety of green-purple asparagus from Huétor Tájar to take place in spring 2006.
Gamper Exportaciones was created eight years ago with the objective to export its two star products to Europe: onion and asparagus.
Francisco Delgado, Director of the Los Gallombares cooperative, is pessimistic about the future of Granada asparagus giving it only six or seven more years.
The campaign, part of a three-year programme, aims to promote quality products from Navarra.