Asparagus

Storage and Handling Tips:

Temperature/humidity recommendation for short-term storage of 7 days or less:
32-36 degrees F/0-2 degrees C
95-99% relative humidity

Retail display tips:

Water sprinkle: Ok
Top Ice: Ok

Ethylene production/sensitivities:

Produces ethylene: Yes
Sensitive to ethylene exposure: Yes

Storing Tips:

The preferred method to maintain freshness at retail display is refrigerated display with light misting.

Handling Tips:

Asparagus is often displayed upright in trays with chilled water. It will also tolerate icing on retail displays. Follow good rotation practices; first shipments received should be used or displayed first.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 1/2 cup Asparagus, (90g) % Daily Value
Calories 20 Calories from Fat 2
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 1g Protein 2g
Vitamin A 18% Iron 5%
Vitamin C 12% Calcium 2%