*Maize is predominantly known as corn .
*According to the demand and consumption statistics, maize is the third most important cereal after wheat and rice.
*The demand of maize is increasing at a higher rate than that of wheat and rice and it may exceed the demand of its competitor cereals someday.
*Maize, cultivated across all the countries, has an interesting composition that comprises of 70% carbohydrate, 10% protein, 10.4% albuminoides, 4% oil, 2.3% crude fibre and 1.4% ash.
*Maize also contains considerable amount of vitamin A, nicotinic acid, riboflavin and vitamin E.
*In some countries maize is used as fodder for the cattle. Nigeria's contribution in maize exports is increasing year on year.
*Maize is a main component of items such as pizza crust, corn syrup, plastics, etc. Maize has been a very useful resource to mankind.
*Maize can serve in various forms such as animal feed, food, starch, ethanol, oil, alcoholic beverages, food sweeteners, pharma, cosmetics etc.
*Our maize is supplied and exported to Asia,Europe and America .