PAIA Celebrates 20 Years and Looks to Successful Season

Peruvian Asparagus Importer’s Association (PAIA) members expect a high volume, successful asparagus season. PAIA’s importer-members represent over 90% of the fresh asparagus imported and consumed within the United States. The association’s importer and related industry members have worked diligently through the past year to ensure seamless and consistent supply for the 2021 season.

Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association Eager for More Promotion with News of Per Capita Consumption Increase

The Peruvian Asparagus Importers Association (PAIA) has released its 2020/2021 Fresh Asparagus Statistics, Category Trends and Demographics Report. “This year’s report is ready and available for distribution and we are very happy to report an increase

Asparagus Tops Grocery Lists as Meijer Shoppers Throughout the Midwest Benefit from Michigan Harvest Season

June 7, 2021 Meijer

The results of a strong Michigan harvest are helping the perfect cookout vegetable find itself on the top of many grocery lists at Meijer stores across the Midwest. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer saw twice as much asparagus in shopping carts last week, a trend expected to continue as it prepares to sell more than 2M pounds this summer.

Michigan Asparagus Season Kicks Off

Consumers have been eagerly awaiting the 2021 crop of Michigan asparagus and will now be rewarded with the seasonal favorite now at their local stores. Given unexpected cooler temperatures at the traditional start of the season, the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board (MAAB) announces that the main production area of West-central Michigan started harvesting and packing this week.

Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board Announces New Executive Director

The Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board (MAAB) has named Jamie Clover Adams as its new executive director, effective May 10.