Global Asparagus Market Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact & Growth Forecast Report - Segmented By Type (Fresh & Canned And Frozen), Color (White And Green), Distribution Channel (Supermarkets And Hypermarkets, Grocery Stores And Other Distribution Channels), And Region (North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East And Africa) – Industry Analysis From 2024 To 2029

Updated On: June, 2024
ID: 3855
Pages: 175

Global Asparagus Market Size (2024 to 2029)

The Global Asparagus Market size is assessed to be USD 3.10 billion in 2024, and it is to reach a valuation of USD 4 billion by 2029 at a remarkable CAGR 5.21 % during the envisioned time. The wide application of asparagus is an important driver of market growth.

Asparagus, also known by its scientific name, Asparagus opinari, is a green leafy vegetable with a long, pointed spear. It is basically grilled, broiled, and steamed. It is a spring vegetable and is grown mainly in Michigan, California, and Washington. It is currently produced in temperate regions around the world. The production of asparagus for commercial purposes started in the middle of the 19th century. Asparagus is used for a variety of medicinal purposes, as well as for a wide variety of foods and beverages. Asparagus has good nutritional properties and flavor, which is why it is actively sought after by major companies as a key ingredient in soup. As many companies are using asparagus in soup making, it is touted to play a crucial part in the soup-making sector, which is expected to grow only in the future. As a healthy vegetable, asparagus is becoming famous in several ready-to-eat foods, and it is combined with other foods like mixed vegetables and chicken to make a truly delicious preparation.

The demand for asparagus in fresh foods such as in salt and vinegar, soups, and sauces increases, and the growth in sales of fresh segments in the global asparagus market is likely to improve significantly.


The growing awareness of the health benefits provided by asparagus and the rising health awareness are the key drivers of growth in the global asparagus market. Asparagus is a good source of vitamins K, E, A, folic acid, chromium, and fiber.

It contains large amounts of antioxidants that help protect cells from free radicals. It also improves digestive health, supports a healthy pregnancy, and helps lose weight. It also increases immunity and brain function, promotes healthy digestion, and promotes demand, thereby promoting market growth. It is also rich in antioxidants that promote healthy and shiny skin. This factor is also supposed to accelerate the growth of the asparagus market. Intake of asparagus helps to lower blood pressure by increasing your intake of potassium. These are also some of the factors that drive growth in the target market. In the global asparagus market, the number of organic producers of organic asparagus increases every year due to the high demand for organic asparagus. Asparagus growers are trying to increase the yield they can get, which is attributed to the globally active global export market for asparagus. Asparagus has several health advantages, in particular, the micronutrients in them provide numerous benefits. Asparagus contains glutathione, which is a fight against cancer. Routines that help strengthen blood vessels are abundant in asparagus. Asparagus contains the highest amount of polyacin among all vegetables, so taking it can help prevent neural tube defects in babies.

The health cognizance among consumers across the globe has skyrocketed in recent years, and this supported the demand for the production and consumption of organic asparagus. The augmenting trend for organic asparagus is among the main emerging aspects of driving the global market. Organic asparagus is produced using fertilizer and pest control methods that do not contain synthetic compounds. They are available in the market in pure, fresh, powdered, and frozen forms. The number of organic asparagus growers increases every year due to high demand in North America and Europe. Asparagus growers are focusing on increasing yields to meet growing demand. Increased consumption of asparagus as pickles is assumed to accelerate market growth as shelf life can be extended by adding preservatives or keeping asparagus in salt water. Asparagus products are preserved with preservatives and can be consumed throughout the year. Pickle and pickled asparagus can be purchased in cans, bottles, or glass bottles from the market. Therefore, this factor is presumed to drive market growth by boosting demand for asparagus. The increased release of asparagus products from organic agricultural products is likely to provide tremendous growth opportunities for the asparagus market. However, the growing demand for organic asparagus among end-users can create huge profit opportunities for players in the target market.


The asparagus was sold using direct marketing strategies, and some farmers set up stalls in the town to encourage the sale of organic produce.

Direct marketing is less profitable when selling products at lower prices, and this factor is expected to hinder the growth of the asparagus market. Also, in emerging regions, product distribution through direct marketing is relatively weak compared to developing countries, so it is estimated to hamper growth in the asparagus market during the planned marketing period. Additionally, asparagus is a factor that can sometimes cause an allergic reaction when used on the skin or consumed as a vegetable, affecting the growth of the global asparagus market.    




Market Size Available

2023 to 2029

Base Year


Forecast Period

2024 to 2029



Segments Covered

By Type, Color, Distribution Channel, And Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional and Country Level Analysis; Segment-Level Analysis; DROC; PESTLE Analysis; Porter’s Five Forces Analysis; Competitive Landscape; Analyst Overview of Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

Altar Produce LLC, Sociedad Agrícola Virú, THIERMANN SPAGEL FARM, DanPer Trujillo S.A.C., Limgroup B.V., TEBOZA BV, ILIOS - The Greek Asparagus Company, BEJO SEEDS LTD., Spargelhof Elsholz Gbr, Cutter Asparagus Seed, JERSEY ASPARAGUS FARMS, INC., Consorzio Associazione Produttori Ortofrutticoli Foggia, Mazzoni Vivai, and California Asparagus Seed and Transplants, Inc.  



Given that the European market is a major manufacturer of asparagus, it is determined to record high growth in terms of sales during the outlook period. Furthermore, the use of asparagus in cigars and soups in the countries of this region is another factor that supports the growth of the target market. North America is considered the second-largest producer of asparagus, trailed by the Asia Pacific. Increased consumption of asparagus with low-calorie ingredients and high nutrition is a key growth factor in the North American asparagus market. Additionally, the growing demand for canned asparagus among frozen asparagus and consumers is predicted to support growth in target markets in North America soon.


Major Key players in the global asparagus market are Altar Produce LLC, Sociedad Agrícola Virú, THIERMANN SPAGEL FARM, DanPer Trujillo S.A.C., Limgroup B.V., TEBOZA BV, ILIOS - The Greek Asparagus Company, BEJO SEEDS LTD., Spargelhof Elsholz Gbr, Cutter Asparagus Seed, JERSEY ASPARAGUS FARMS, INC., Consorzio Associazione Produttori Ortofrutticoli Foggia, Mazzoni Vivai, and California Asparagus Seed and Transplants, Inc.  


  • In September 2017, Desert Farms published the future launch of organic green asparagus products in the upcoming season. Asparagus growers based in California/Mexico will cultivate new product lines alongside their existing operations in the Sonora region of Mexico, with yields expected to last from January to April 2018.
  • In April 2019, Applewood Fresh Growers LLC, in association with the American Asparagus of New Era, offered fresh Michigan asparagus in addition to apples.


This research report on the global asparagus market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on type, color, distribution channel, & region.                         

By Type

  • Fresh         
  • Canned and Frozen  

By Color

  • White       
  • Green             

By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Grocery Stores     
  • Other Distribution Channels

By Region 

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa




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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the main challenges faced by asparagus farmers?

Labor-intensive harvesting asparagus is typically hand-picked, requiring skilled labor. Common pest and disease management issues include asparagus beetles, fungal diseases, and Market competition. Balancing local production with imports can be challenging for growers.

2. Which countries are major producers of asparagus?

Peru, Mexico, China, and the United States are among the top global producers; European countries like Spain, Germany, and Italy contribute significantly to the market.

3. What factors influence asparagus prices?

Seasonal availability Prices can fluctuate based on whether it's peak harvesting season or not; high demand, such as during holidays or special events, can drive prices up; weather conditions Extreme weather can affect crop yields and consequently impact prices and Import/export dynamics International supply chains and tariffs can influence local prices.

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