A Michigan summer is not complete without stopping by a roadside stand or visiting the grocery store for fresh Michigan sweet corn.
It’s delicious all on its own, with a pinch of salt and glazed in butter.
Click the button to download our fact sheet and find out when you can find the freshest locally grown products!
Michigan Sweet Corn Facts
- Michigan sweet corn is enjoyed throughout the state in several varieties
- Michigan produces 86 million pounds of sweet corn for the fresh market worth $21.8 million
- Download our sweet corn fact sheet here
- Most corn you see planted in fields today is field corn
- Learn more about field corn
- Sweet corn is rich in vitamin C, iron, thiamin, riboflavin and fiber
- Yellow variety corn has significant levels of phenolic flavnoid pigment antioxidants such as b-carotenes, lutein, xanthins and vitamin A, which are required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes, skin and vision