Esparrago - Peruvian Asparagus



Asparagus is native to the eastern Mediterranean area, cultivated from antiquity and now grown in much of the world. It came to North America with early colonist. Only in the 1950s the cultivation of white asparagus began in the district of La Libertad in Peru.

In the 1980s green asparagus was planted for exportation in the Ica region. In traditional Peruvian cuisine asparagus is immaterial.

Nevertheless in just a few decades Peru became the world's largest asparagus producer and exporter. Today Peruvian asparagus is recognized worldwide for its high quality.

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