Today, we will talk about 3 corn-based products that you can include in your Mexican products section.
Maize (or Corn) was domesticated from wild grass about 9000 years ago in the Balsas region of southwest Mexico and became the basis of the diet and was the most revered crop of Mexico’s ancient Mayan, Aztec and Olmec civilizations. There are many species, different grain shapes, sizes, colors, and textures as well.
Eventually, maize spread out from Mexico, probably by the diffusion of seeds along with trade networks, and nowadays is the most important crop worldwide.
Here are three favorite corn-based Mexican products:
Corn tortillas are one of the most popular Mexican products worldwide, because of their flavour, but also their versatility to prepare totopos, tostadas, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas, and more.
We have authentic Mexican tortillas in our catalogue in a variety of flavours and sizes. Here are some of our best-sellers:
- Komali tortillas are made in Europe with 100% Mexican yellow corn flour, and contain few preservatives, they come in 12 and 15 cm presentations.
- Xatzé tortillas are made in Mexico with white corn flour, using a traditional Mexican Recipe. They come in two convenient sizes 12 and 14 cm. Definitely are a must-have on the shelves of your store.
- Guanajuato tortillas are made in Mexico using yellow corn flour. They come in a wide variety of sizes 10, 12,15 and 30 cm.
Corn flour is used to prepare the dough for tasty tortillas, totopos, flautas, huaraches, tempting gorditas and tamales.
We import the best Mexican Flour brands, produced using only 100% Mexican corn and processed with an ancient technique called “corn nixtamalization”:
Another famous Mexican corn product is Tostadas, they are naturally gluten-free. This popular food has spread the taste of Mexico through the whole world. Here are some of our best-seller brands.
HOJA DE TAMAL (TAMAL LEAVES)
Tamales are very popular during winter, also one of the most traditional Mexican foods that use corn as the main ingredient and wrapping. We have two of the highest-quality brands of Corn Husks in our portfolio.
We know that in Europe, it is hard to find good Corn flour and Authentic Corn Husks, and that is why we import them directly from Mexico to your store or restaurant. See our entire catalogue with more than 350 Mexican products available for you by clicking here.