Fun Facts on Popcorn

January 25, 2011 at 1:57 pm Leave a comment

  • Each year Americans consume a whooping 16 billion quarts of popcorn
  • Popcorn can be a healthy whole grain snack depending on how it is cooked
  • Air popped popcorn has only 31Kcal per cup
  • Most of America’s popcorn is grown in the Mid west
  • The peak time to eat popcorn is in the fall maybe the reason why National Popcorn Day is January 19th
  • Did you know that the most used button on your microwave is the popcorn one!
  • Popcorn can pop as high as 3 feet!
  • 70% of popcorn eaten is at home
  • In 1885 Charles Cretors invented the popcorn machine
  • Popcorn contains fiber, potassium, vitamin B1 and B2
  • The flavor combinations for popcorn are endless

So the time time you hit the popcorn button on your microwave or pop it on the stove what flavor will your make?

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