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Facts About Corn and its industry

Americans consume 1/3 of all corn products in the world. Our corn crops alone would cover the same amount of space as Germany.  Three out of four products found in the supermarket contain corn! Excluding corn syrup, our consumption of corn has increased by twenty pounds since 1970.  We now consume 31.4 pounds of corn products per person a year.  50% of the American human biomass can be traced to corn.  We know this thanks to corns unique carbon signature.