Shagbark Seed & Mill Organic Heirloom Corn Grits are freshly ground on a stone mill to retain its superior flavor and nutrition. Corn is a good source of vitamin C and manganese. They never use GMO varieties and are certified organic. They are proudly made in Ohio. Whether you want to enjoy a great breakfast side, shrimp & grits, or a rustic polenta, Shagbark's Wapsie Valley corn grits should be on the menu! Italian peasants developed many recipes using their rations of grits after Columbus brought corn to Italy in the 15th century, and after the the Civil War, Southerners relied on grits when little else was available to eat. Today, grits are still central to Southern cuisine, and are served all over the world.