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Are zea mays vegan?

Zea mays is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is zea mays?

Zea mays is a versatile food ingredient that is widely used in culinary and industrial applications. Also known as corn or maize, it is a grain plant that originated in Central America and is now cultivated globally. This ingredient is rich in carbohydrates, fiber, and essential nutrients such as thiamin, niacin, and folate. Zea mays can be used to make flour, cornmeal, and other corn-based products, as well as being a key ingredient in popular foods like tortillas, popcorn, and corn syrup. With its diverse uses and nutritional value, zea mays is an important ingredient in many different cuisines and industries.

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