Blog — popcorn facts

The History of Caramel Popcorn

Pull up a chair and sit down for a little history lesson! Wait, come back! We'll make this short and fun, promise! 


Popcorn first appeared to be grown about 9,000 years ago, with the first recorded instances of popped popcorn being eaten in parts of Peru, South America around 4,700 BC. Legend has it that European settlers in the 16th and 17th centuries came to America to find native peoples cooking and preparing popcorn, though there's no evidence to support that claim. 

Popcorn was consumed buttered, salted, lightly oiled/sweetened (which we know as kettle...

Holiday Fitness Tips & Popcorn Fun!

This time of year is great, isn't it? The cold weather means you just wanna stay in and cuddle up to stay warm, and maybe munch on some snacks or leftovers. Maybe you want to munch a bit too much. That's ok, we all do it! It's tough not to overeat this time of year, and with Thanksgiving having just passed, (and more holidays yet to come!) we're still feeling stuffed. Want to feel a little bit better going into the new year? Here's some simple tips:

  • Move around! It's cold, and we all want to snuggle under a blanket, but...