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Popping Corn

Also Known As : Popcorn
Technical Name : Zea mays everta


Taste Profile

It is slightly sweet and as per seasoning.

Common names and forms

  1. Dehydrated Sweet Corn
  2. Dried sweet corn
  3. Dries Sweet Corn
  4. Popcorn
  5. Popcorn Kernels
  6. Popped Corn
  7. Popped popcorn


Popcorn is dried corn kernel, which expands and puffs up when heated.

Health benefits

  • Popcorns are rich in manganese content that can help build and maintain dense and healthy bones.(1)
  • Popcorn can also help to lower the chances of cardiovascular conditions like heart attack and stroke.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose popcorn that has been freshly popped with minimal fat and seasoning. If buying kernels, choose the packed variety and without any fat or seasoning added. 

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