What is Baby Corn?

What is baby corn?

Baby corn is… drumroll please… baby corn!

Unlike baby carrots and baby artichokes, baby corn is regular corn on the cob that was picked when it was very young – a baby!

baby corn

What is Baby Corn?

What is Baby Corn?

baby corn
  • Baby corn is corn on the cob that is picked when it is young and tiny.

  • Baby corn is tender and completely edible, cob and all.

  • Most baby corn bought in the U.S. was hand peeled in Asia and then shipped to the U.S. for canning.
  • If you’re looking for them, first check through the canned vegetables located in the international food section of the grocery.
  • What is Baby Corn?

    Additional Info

    To find the shelf life of corn, see our corn page. For baby corn, you will need to check the canned vegetable page.

    See how long to cook corn, see our how long to cook corn post.

    To find out what baby carrots are (hint: much different than baby corn), see our baby carrot post.

    To find out what baby artichokes are (again different than baby corn or baby carrots), see our baby artichoke post.

    To find out how long other foods are good for, please visit the Dairy, Drinks, Fruits, Grains, Proteins, Vegetables and Other sections of Eat By Date or use the search function below.

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