White asparagus exhibitions in Italy takes place every year with spring; white asparagus is one of the most important local products of Veneto – Italy as Red Chicory from Treviso, Chestnuts and Marrons from Monfenera and Combai and prosecco doc from Conegliano and Valdobbiadene.
The White Asparagus from Cimadolmo PGI in Italy, in Veneto and in province of Treviso found its largest spread in the towns as Cimadolmo, San Polo di Piave, Oderzo, Santa Lucia di Piave, Mareno di Piave, Fontanelle, Maserada sul Piave and Ponte di Piave which are become areas devoted above all to the cultivation of White Asparagus from Cimadolmo P.G.I. - seal of quality got in 2002.
The White Asparagus, once known by the Egyptians and the Romans, become widespread in some areas of Italy, Veneto and province of Treviso, thanks to properties of some grounds which are very well drained, they have neutral ph and they are near the river Piave. All these characteristics are necessary to cultivation of White Asparagus from Cimadolmo PGI.
The types of asparaguses marketed in province of Treviso are: White Asparagus which is got making to to grow the vegetable, covered by tarpaulins without light; then there is Green Asparagus which is grown openly.