Fresh Sweet Corn

About the Produce

The World of Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn: The Summer Sweetness Packed with Nutrients
Sweet Corn, with its plump, juicy kernels packed with sweetness, is a staple at summer BBQs, and a classic ingredient in varied culinary applications. The kernels, when cooked, provide a satisfying mix of sugary and savory taste, complemented by a delightful crunch.

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Nutritional Value

A Peek into the Nutritional Profile of Sweet Corn

A medium ear of sweet corn (about 90g) provides approximately 80 calories. Sweet Corn offers a decent amount of dietary fiber and protein, with smaller amounts of Vitamins A and C, as well as several B Vitamins. It also contains minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn holds several health benefits. The fiber content aids in digestion and helps to provide a feeling of fullness. It’s a good source of the B-vitamin complex, beneficial for energy and healthy neurological function. Lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants present in it, contribute to eye health.

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The Ideal Season for Sweet Corn Consumption

Sweet Corn is at its peak sweetness and tenderness during the summertime, between May and September. The high heat of summer coaxes out the sugar in the kernels, making it the best time to savor fresh sweet corn.
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Varieties We Carry*

*Subject to availability
FAQs for
Sweet Corn
Store uncooked sweet corn in the refrigerator with the husks on to prevent the kernels from drying out.
Despite its name, sweet corn is not high in sugar. One medium ear has about 6 grams of sugar.
Look for husks that are bright green and wrapped tightly against the kernels. The kernels should be plump and in tight rows.
Yes, when freshly picked, sweet corn can be eaten raw. It offers a great crunchy and sweet addition to salads.
Moderation is key. While sweet corn is higher in carbs than other vegetables, it’s still nutritious and can fit into a balanced diet.

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