More About Popcorn

Here’s more about popcorn that you and your family might enjoy!

Popcorn is one of the oldest American foods and has had a significant role in our history. Some of the oldest ears of popcorn were found in 1948 by archaeologists exploring the Bat Cave in West-Central New Mexico.

Popcorn Kernels can POP up to 3 feet in the air!

There are 2 kinds of popcorn kernels. There’s the butterfly, and the mushroom kernel. The mushroom kernel is easier to coat with our custom-made flavor coatings, because it’s the roundest kernel. And, we use the largest mushroom kernel available – the MEGA mushroom.

Did you know that “Popcorn” is simply a nickname for this seed that brings such terrific snacks? Just like each of us, popcorn has a formal name: Zea Mays Everta.

There are so many good things about popcorn. In this section, we’ll share other Web sites that are informative and provide family fun! Enjoy!

Did you know popcorn kernels have been found that are over 4,000 years old? Do you know what Popcorn’s REAL name is? We hope you’ll explore popcorn.org, where you and your kids can find games, puzzles, recipes, and more. Keep on Popping!

The Popcorn Board of Chicago is a non-profit organization funded by U.S. popcorn processors to raise awareness of popcorn as a versatile, whole-grain snack.

Follow Poppy to popcorn.org!

This is a fantastic resource for all things popcorn-related! They have information about the nutrients of popcorn as well as fun kid’s activities!

Kid’s Activites

You can also find recipes to make your own tasty treat!

Popcorn Recipes