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The following work seeks to emphasize the importance of maize for the Mexican people, who over the years have managed to maintain their identity not in vain by the strength and majesty of their traditions and customs. It is true that today is the basis of many families feeding throughout the territory of Mexico, in every home at lunch, food and even snack, corn is present in a variety of forms, textures and colors. This makes us think What would be the holidays in Mexico without the presence of corn, which year by year are carried out all over the territory.

When talking about corn is necessary to cover a large number of topics such as: Natural (Types of corn, texture, color, flavor) Geographic (Place and climate in which crops are grown) Cultural (Traditions, customs, parties where present) Anthropological (Origins and uses) social (meaning for various civilizations); in addition it is necessary to take into account that it is not the only one that is harvested, also the wheat and the rice are very consumed in several parts of the world and its use is very varied. Almost all Mexican territory is cultivated maize, in different proportions of course, some of the states that harvest more this plant are: Durango, Chiapas, Yucatan, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Mexico State, among others. But it is necessary to mention that its use is different depending on the way in which it is prepared and even its color that can be blue, white and red. The descendants of maize are tortillas, chilies, enchiladas, quesadillas, totopos, sopes, esquites, tacos, tacos, toasties, garnachas, memelas, chilaquiles, pozole, tamales, esquites and candies as pilone or even drinks in the great amount of Atoles, just to name a few.

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