Also called Indian Corn, or Maize, cereal plant of the tribe of the grass family Gramineae (Poaceae), originating in the Americas, and its edible grain. Corn silk is made into medicines and also used as a medicinal tea. The silks contain various compounds that are used as a diuretic. “A gift of the gods” is how corn was regarded by the Indians of Mexico. This amazing crop has been a staple food for the Mexican culture as well as the crop responsible for 20 percent of the worlds calories from food.
Uses & Application
Maize has its significance as a source of a large number of industrial products besides its uses as human food and animal feed. It is used in various forms such as - corn meal, cornflakes, popcorns, corn flour, baby corns, corn cooking oil etc. It is also a major source of starch, and a major ingredient in home cooking. The starch, the major constituent of the corn kernel, is used in its native form or after chemical or enzymatic modification, in foods and industrial products. The starch is also converted into glucose or fructose for use as food sweetness. Glucose can be fermented in to ethanol for fuel or beverages or into many other chemicals.
Foreign Matter: 1% max
Broken: 2% max
I.T.C. H.S. Code: 10051000
Loading: 1x20ft container/24mt
Packing: Used thick jute bags 50/100 kgs Loose bulk in container Break bulk