Popcorn has more culture than nutritional value.

It was the best of snacks, it was the worst of snacks

How popcorn became the snack giant of the 20th century, even though it became the worst thing for us to eat.

A brief history

Charles Cretors built the first popcorn-popping machine. His horse-drawn popcorn carts became a staple at town fairs and circuses.

When did popcorn stop being a healthy snack?

Simple ingredients yield delicious results with traditional popcorn cooking methods that include a heat source, popcorn kernels, a fat like butter or oil and salt.
Microwave popcorn was introduced in the early 1980’s with the first patent for a microwave popcorn bag issued to General Mills in 1981.

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