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Popcorn



Illinois Pride Point Label available
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AGRICULTURAL, CONSUMER AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES – ACES
In 1953, Illinois professor John R. Laughnan discovered that kernels of a mutant corn were unusually sweet. Within eight years, he developed the “Illini Supersweet” hybrid that revolutionized the sweet corn industry. Supersweet, now a dominant variety internationally, is higher in protein and lower in calories than conventional sweet corn.

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