Sweetcorn is a variety of corn with a high sugar content.
Unlike field corn varieties, which are harvested when the kernels are dry and mature (dent stage), sweetcorn is picked when immature (milk stage) and prepared and eaten as a vegetable, rather than a grain.
Sweet corn is a traditional summer food served around the world, and are grown on every continent except Antarctica.
Sweetcorn is cholesterol free!
It’s a good source of vitamin C and A, potassium, thiamine and fiber, and very high in antioxidants.
Corn is a 100% whole grain, and high in natural sugars/starches.
One average ear of yellow sweet corn equals 86 calories.