Maize News:

Germany celebrates world's oldest sloth
… 50th birthday in June with a plate of her favourite treat - cooked maize


Why Africa should 'stop eating one of its favourite foods'
… of the nation, saying people should ditch the staple, maize meal, for more nutritious foods… - a proposal akin to telling Italians to stop eating pasta. Maize meal is hugely popular… consumes 21% of the maize produced in the world. Link to maize market report Zambian…


T. rex revealed in Cambridgeshire maize maze
…A 150m-tall (492ft) T. rex has appeared in a 12-acre field of maize


Maize maze mystery
…Can you solve the mystery of the a-mazing Wistow maze? This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line
… clearing and another shows a nearby maize field in flames. The plane was not carrying…


Star Wars-inspired York maize maze opens
… Wars fan art. The maze has been cut from a large field of maize to mark the 40th…


Poor harvest causes maize shortages in Kenya
…Kenya is grappling with a maize shortage that is making it hard for consumers… to find flour in the shops. Government silos are out of stock and maize imports do…


Kenyans query maize imports amid price hikes
… that affected the country's food stocks. The shortage is such that the price of maize flour… last week imported 30,000 tonnes of maize flour, but Kenyans have been eyeing… questions as to how long the government took to import the maize, and initial…


South Africa to harvest the highest maize crop in 40 years
…South Africa is expecting to harvest its biggest maize crop in four decades…


Ancient corn cob shows how maize conquered the world
…Scientific analysis of a cob of corn dating back 5,000 years shows how maize… when maize was first grown. The cob is one of the oldest in the world… and modern DNA evidence, we already know that maize was domesticated in Mexico some time…