Cobs should be covered in corn kernels with no missing rows or gaps. The husks should be intact and look fresh and green. Avoid spotted, damaged cobs.
Sweetcorn should not smell. Kernels should be bright, plump and show no signs of wrinkling.
Store in the vegetable crisper in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Eat within 1 - 2 days of purchase.
Tips & Tricks:
It's easy to remove the kernels from the cob - hold the cob upright in a bowl. Angle the held end towards you and using a small sharp knife run the blade long its length.
A serve of corn is equal to half a large ear (so about a 10cm long cob)
To barbeque, soak corn cobs with husks on before roasting for 15 minutes on barbecue coals, turning often. Remove husks, put a skewer in each end and serve with olive oil and and cracked pepper.