Hominy grits are pealed and degerminated corn grits. According to they’re granulometric range they can be classified in the following categories:

a) Thick grits: calibrated from 3500 to 7000 microns.

b) Medium grits: calibrated from 2500 to 3500 microns.

c) Thin grits: calibrated from 2000 to 2500 microns.

The most common uses and denominations are:

- Hominy grits or Flaking grits: used in Corn Flakes manufacturing.

- Munguzá or Canjica: used to prepare typical Brazilian dishes.

- Samp or Mealy rice: used to prepare typical African dishes.

- Corn rice: used in Asian countries as a rice substitute (made with white corn).

- Mazamorra: used to prepare typical Latin American dishes.

Due to its various uses throughout the world it is important to know the specific needs of the client so as to satisfy their demands with the best product.

  Moisture   13.0 - 14.0 %  
  Fat   0.4 - 0.9 %  
  Proteins   8.0 - 10.0 %  
  Carbohidrates   75.0 - 80.0 %  
  Granulation   Between 2000 - 7000 microns
(Range be determined according to required specification)
  Aflatoxins   Aflatoxin B1: Max 5 PPB
Total Aflatoxin: Max 20 PPB
  Residues of pesticides   Free  
  Heavy Metals   Free