Corn nuts originally are a snack food created from whole-kernel corn and polarizing products around the world. Moreover, the potentially confusing name is corn, or is it nuts? They are prepared by soaking whole corn kernels in water for three days because they shrink during the harvesting and clearing process but rehydration returns them to their original size. After soaking them, deep-frying these kernels in oil until they are hard and delicate.
Many countries have Corn Nuts analogs, as first cultivated in Mexico thousands of years ago, where they have eaten it in fresh and preserved forms for eras. All are agrees, that Mr. Albert Holloway in 1936, Oakland, decided to sell his parched corn, to local bars, pubs, and saloons, salty, crunchy morsels great with beer. Within a decade, Mr. Albert Holloway worked with engineers to cross-breed the oversized Peruvian corn with a domestic variety successfully to promote his business. In 1964, sons of Holloway, jointly took over the business had expanded Corn Nuts from a local product to a nationally distributed brand.
28 gm (1 Ounce) of Corn having the following.
Corns are enriched with several antioxidants and vitamins that can help us in good health.
Corns have a good amount of dietary fiber, which is good for your bowel movements and can be beneficial for solving many digestion problems like constipation, diarrhea, and irritable bowel syndrome.
As corn contains a high amount of calories which is resultantly used to gain weight quickly. Further, you can maintain your weight by consuming corn in your diet daily.
As corn is enriched with iron, which helps the body to form new blood cells. In this way, you can save from anemia conditions such as exhaustion, weakness, dizziness, etc.
Corn has an active biological compound called phytochemicals, which can regulate the insulin present in your blood by controlling the rise and drop of sugar and hence control diabetes as well.
A view on nutritional facts, corns are low in fat and cholesterol free diet, hence it is an excellent choice for heart health.
There are a large number of varieties and brands around the world, some are given hereunder.
This product is renamed by Holloway in the USA, and now we can get these nuts in six flavors Original, Ranch, BBQ, Chile Picante, Nacho, and Jalapeno Cheddar.
This is a Filipina variant of corn nuts with this name. When compared to the American variety, its pieces are smaller and crispier with the most common garlic flavor. Cornick is also available in Chili Cheese, adobo, barbecue, and sweet.
The renowned snack Company in El Salvador, who have many other varieties such as Lemon, Cheese Chili, and Barbecue. These are also sold throughout Central America.
This is a popular snack in Spain, with a very salty base flavor, though barbecue is also available.