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Green Giant Sweet Whole Kernel Corn Niblets
Whole kernels of sweet corn are preserved at their peak of freshness. Green Giant Sweet Whole Kernel Corn Niblets are a quick and easy side dish or recipe ingredient.


Corn Feed

Through different combinations of steepwater, corn germ residues, fiber, and corn gluten, corn refiners produce four major feed products: gluten meal, gluten feed, corn germ meal, and condensed fermented corn extractives (steepwater).

Corn gluten meal supplies vitamins, minerals, and energy in poultry feeds; pet food processors value it for its high digestibility and low residue. Steepwater is a liquid protein supplement for cattle and is also used as a binder in feed pellets, and corn gluten feed provides protein and fiber for beef cattle.

Corn derived feed ingredients are one of America’s leading agricultural exports. More than $740 million of corn gluten feed and corn gluten meal are exported each year, strengthening the U.S. balance of payments


Popcorn is a special type of corn grain, generally not edible like other styles of corn like white or yellow corn on the cob. Instead of being eaten off the cob, popcorn is usually stripped from the cob and then heated in a pan until the inside literally breaks through the tough hull, creating fluffy, crunchy kernels. This type of corn is a new world food, and its seeds have been found in archaeological digs that date back several thousands of years.

Archaeologists have found these kernels in popped form that carbon dating show to be at least 1000 years old. In this respect, Native Americans were considerably lucky; they got to enjoy popcorn much sooner that did the rest of the world. The first Europeans to taste popped corn were likely the pilgrims, who were introduced to the crunchy stuff by local Native American tribes.


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