García Mateo & Sinova imports it mainly from de Senegal.
REASONS TO EAT IT
- Sweetcorn is a good source of fibre
- Sweetcorn has a softening effect on the intestinal mucosa
- Sweetcorn is gluten free and is tolerated very well by people with sensitive digestive systems
- Sweetcorn is very beneficial for kidney problems
- Sweetcorn can lower the level of blood cholesterol.
There are approximately 300 varieties of sweetcorn. The most common variety has cobs covered with golden yellow kernels.
We sell our sweetcorn in boxes ranging from 3 to 10 kilos, depending on the market, and in 500 gr. punnets containing 2 cobs.
Our sweetcorn brands vary depending on the producers. We also sell our own brand: Tucano.
|values per 100 gr|
|Vitamin C||6,8 mgr.|
Sweetcorn provides a high content of vitamins B1, B2, B5, C and E. It is an excellent source of fibre and also contains a notable amount of magnesium. It is an extraordinary food which favours easy digestion (150 gr. is enough to satisfy the appetite).
ORIGIN AND CHARACTERISTICS
Maize was probably the first cereal to be cultivated on the American continent, in the pre-Columbian era. In 1494 the first seed was sown in Seville. It is now grown on every continent.
Sweetcorn is the result of crossing varieties and can be eaten fresh, on the cob.
STORAGE AND CONSUMPTION RECOMMENDATIONS
Sweetcorn can be eaten raw, boiled, grilled, char-grilled or cooked in a microwave oven. It is the perfect garnish for salads, fish or meat.
Sweetcorn keeps best in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Ideal temperature: 2º C.HIDE FACTSHEET