M.H. Abd El-Salam, in Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition (Second Edition), 2003. Corn Wet Milling. Corn wet milling is a process that gives starch as the main product output in addition to several other products, namely, oil, protein, and fiber. This process is a water-intensive technology as 1.5 m 3 of fresh water per ton of corn is needed in modern corn wet milling.