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. Michigan sweet corn is in season July through September, making it the perfect accessory to summertime in Michigan.

Michigan sweet corn facts:

  • Michigan sweet corn is enjoyed throughout the state in several varieties
  • In 2009, Michigan produced 101.1 million pounds of sweet corn for the fresh market worth $23.6 million
  • Most corn you see planted in fields today is field corn. Learn more about field corn here.

Nutrition:

  • 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

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