• Maize is a major staple food throughout the world, it has many food uses (grain, starch, flour, syrup, oil, popcorn, corn flakes, corn bread, etc... ).

  • The maize grain is a major feed grain and a standard component of livestock diets where it is used as a source of energy. Other grains are typically compared to maize when their nutritional value is estimated.

  • Maize can also be made into plastics, fabrics, cosmetics, adhesives, paints, varnishes and liquid bio-fuel (Gasohol).