Season of British asparaguses is launched
- Traditionally, the season of asparaguses extends of April 23rd until the end of June.
- But the most rigorous winter since 20 years on the British islands delayed the cultures. The first asparaguses will be harvested this week.
- The productivity should be in increase of 15 % and the total production could reach 5.000 tons. Intended for the internal market, the British asparaguses show the arrival of the spring.
- The volume of consumption is estimated at 8.000 tons, for a value of about 18 million pounds. The main suppliers are Guatemala, Mexico and Spain.
source : telegraph co uk
Source: fructidor.com 11:43:05|04/05/2010