For thousands of years maize is cultivated and has pushed aside once important cereals such as wheat and rice. As the corn plant is very resistant, they can thrive anywhere in the world. In many countries of corn is a staple food. Therefore, maize offers as a lucrative investment. The strong economic growth in China and India will increase the demand on corn. The increasing use of corn as an alternative energy source will also provide an increasing demand.
Through ever more frequently occurring natural disasters and loss of areas due to climate change, however, the offer will be smaller and the prices will tighten significantly.