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  • The History of Kettle Corn

    Kettle corn is an all-American favorite salty-sweet snack often sold at festivals, carnivals, and other events. But where did this flavor of popcorn come from and how did it grow in popularity? Kettle corn dates back to the 18th century, its first documented appearance originating in Europe. Euro... View Post
  • The History of Caramel Popcorn

    Caramel corn is a sweet, confectionery popcorn treat enjoyed by millions of people every year. Here at Popcorn for the People, we make our caramel popcorn by coating our mushroom shaped popcorn pieces (the mushroom popcorn shape is the best for caramel corn because it has more surface area to hol... View Post
  • The History of Popcorn

    What kind of corn does popcorn come from? The corn which produces kernels that pop into the delicious snack we all know and love is a different type than the one we eat at the dinner table. Only one variety of corn can pop in the perfect way: zea mays everta. It looks very similar to a typical co... View Post