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Is maize vegan?

Maize is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is maize?

Maize, also known as corn, is a versatile and widely used grain that has been a staple food source for many cultures for centuries. It is an annual cereal plant that grows in tall stalks and produces large, yellow kernels that are rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Maize can be cooked in various ways, such as boiled, roasted, or ground into flour, and is commonly used in many traditional dishes, including tortillas, tamales, and polenta. This gluten-free grain is also used in many modern products, including cereals, snacks, and sweeteners, making it an essential ingredient in the food industry.

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