Chilly weather leads to soaring asparagus prices in Germany

Chilly weather leads to soaring asparagus prices in Germany

Every year the Germans seem to be driven wild by an unlikely hero: white asparagus. But this year, the cold and damp spring means customers have had to fork out a bit more to get their hands on some stalks of this ‘edible ivory’.

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German asparagus 40 percent more expensive than a year ago

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Bad weather behind asparagus price hike

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