The origin of maize is unknown, however it was discovered by Columbus’s men in Cuba in 1492.
Maize oil is yellow – golden coloured liquid, with a pleasant taste.
Maize oil is rich in vitamin E, which has been said to be an antioxidant in the body, and protects the body from free radicals. It also contains a large amount of polyunsaturated fats, which have been said to be healthy for the heart, as well as reducing cholesterol, and being beneficial to the body.
Maize oil is used in a variety of products including cooking products (margarine), soaps, textiles and oil treatments.