Category : Asparagus Regular Vegetable
Item Code : I - 10102 - 005
Country of Origin : Peru
Availability: In Stock
AED 28.00 / 1BUNCH*Price Inclusive VAT
(Approx. 500 Gms.)
Asparagus - White is a tender young stem, long-lived hardy perennial with fleshy roots and fern like, feathery foliage. The flowers are bell shaped and occur alone or in pairs. They are green-white to yellow in color.
Asparagus - White is one of the most nutritionally balanced plant-derived foods. Low in fat, cholesterol, asparagus also has vitamin A,also known as retinol because it produces pigments in the retina,Vitamin E, has strong antioxidant properties. Asparagus is one of the best natural sources of folate. Adequate folate intake is extremely important during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy, infancy, and adolescence.
Romans, in the 1st century B.C. became the first to preserve the vegetable by freezing it in the Alps.
Perhaps the earliest depiction of asparagus existed on an Egyptian frieze dating back to 3,000 BC.