In 1902, 'Golden Bantam' was introduced and prominently featured in the Burpee catalog. Before 1900, most people thought that yellow corn was fit only for animal feed. Within a few years of the release of 'Golden Bantam', people in the United States began to favor yellow corn over white, black and orange sweet corn varieties.
Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables in the United States. Fresh, canned and frozen sweet corn rank among the top ten vegetables in value and per capital consumption. Frozen cut corn is exceeded only by frozen potato products while frozen corn on the cob is 4th following peas.
Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn 95 days — This has been a home garden and market favorite white variety since Nathan Stowell of New Jersey introduced it in 1848. It is a late season variety, yields eight inch ears that produce anywhere from fourteen to eighteen rows of sweet, white, tender kernels.