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In Germany, Concerns over the 'King of Vegetables'
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In Germany, Concerns over the 'King of Vegetables'

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In Germany, Concerns over the 'King of Vegetables'

In Germany, Concerns over the 'King of Vegetables'
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White asparagus, or as the Germans call it, spargel, is considered a springtime treat. In the town of Beelitz, there is an annual Spargel Fair complete with a beauty queen and Oompah music. But the EU expansion could mean major change for Deutschland's culinary craze.

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