The uses of corn: Industries affected by high corn prices

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Corn or maize is the second most-produced crop in the world, and it’s more than just a staple in our diets. From the sweetener in our coffees to the ethanol that powers our vehicles, corn has hundreds of uses. Consequently, high corn prices have a domino effect that can affect many supply chains and possibly even increase the cost of our weekly groceries, especially if they include tortilla chips. See infograph here.

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