Yellow Corn (Maize)

Yellow Corn from Brazil

With nearly 100 million tons of annual production is Brazil the third largest producer of corn worldwide, after the US and China. Brazil produces genetically modified (GMO) as well as non-genetically modified (non-GMO) maize, which the proportion of GMO corn outweighs with about 90%. Summer and winter crops are possible in the main Brazilian growing areas.
About one Third of the total annual production is exported. The corn is distinguished as being for human or animal consumption.
The most important export countries for Brazilian corn are Asia, especially China, and Europe.

Specifications

GRADE#2 GMO
QUALITYStandard export quality
TYPEYELLOW CORN - Suitable for human consumption
MOISTURE14% max
FOREIGN MATERIAL1.5% max
BROKEN KERNEL3% max
HEAT DAMAGE KERNELS0.5% max
TOTAL DAMAGE3% max
PROTEIN9% min
AFLATOXIN NOT EXCEEDS20 PPB max
RADIATIONNormal internationally accepted limit
CROPRecent Crop
- Free of all kinds of moulds
- Free of sprouted grains
- Free from alive insects
- Free from foreign matters (Sand, Silica and Heavy metals)
Other quality/condition in accordance with Brazilian Legislation ruling at time and place of shipment
GRADE#2 Non-GMO
QUALITYStandard export quality
TYPEYELLOW CORN - Suitable for human consumption
MOISTURE14% max
FOREIGN MATERIAL1.5% max
BROKEN KERNEL3% max
HEAT DAMAGE KERNELS0.5% max
TOTAL DAMAGE3.5% max
PROTEIN8 to 9%
AFLATOXIN NOT EXCEEDS20 PPB max
RADIATIONNormal internationally accepted limit
CROPRecent Crop
- Free of all kinds of moulds
- Free of sprouted grains
- Free from alive insects
- Free from foreign matters (Sand, Silica and Heavy metals)
Other quality/condition in accordance with Brazilian Legislation ruling at time and place of shipment