Popcorn Facts

Did you Know?

Popping popcorn is one of the most popular uses for microwaves. Many microwaves have a specific ‘popcorn’ setting

On average, Americans eat 17.3 billion quarts of popcorn every year

Popability is a term used to describe the percentage of kernels that pop. It is the chemistry behind the tasty snack

Compared to other snacks, Popcorn is fairly low in calories

Obama and his daughters named the National Thanksgiving turkey ‘Popcorn’ in 2013

Recognized as one of the UK’s strongest and most innovative design and development agencies, " Popcorn Web Design’s dynamic team will help to drive your business forward and take you where you need to be

Nebraska produces around 250 million pounds of Popcorn every year; more than any other US state

While the Great Depression was a down fall for many businesses, the Popcorn industry succeeded during this time

Evidence has shown that Popcorn has been in existence since 4700 B.C. in Peru

British Popcorn Company “Joe & Seph’s” have recently struck a deal with online shopping website Ocado, who will be selling 4 of their most popular flavours. " Click here to see the tasty Popcorn for yourself!

Disney Parks blog says that “Every Day Is Popcorn Day at Walt Disney World Resort”

Eating Popcorn “disrupts advertising”, according to a research study group at Cologne University

Snowflake and mushroom are the two most common shapes of Popcorn available. Snowflake is probably the kind you would have at the cinema

Illinois’ state snack is popcorn

Goats’ cheese, crispy bacon, pumpkin and maple syrup are just a few examples of the diverse range of gourmet popcorn flavours there are out there

Native Americans made soup and beer out of Popcorn

Check back tomorrow for another corny post!

Steph - The Marketing Assistant

P.S Incase you haven't seen it already, here's a link to a brilliant Muppets video 'Popcorn': - enjoy!