Facts & Fun

History of Popcorn

A Rich and Storied History

Discovered in the Americas thousands of years ago, popcorn has captivated people for centuries with its mythical, magical charm.  

At the heart of this endearing little kernel is a healthful whole-grain, naturally low in fat and calories, gluten-free, and non-GMO, which makes it a great fit for today’s health conscious consumer.  It’s easy to understand why popcorn has remained so popular over time. 

Use the buttons below to navigate through the history of popcorn and its preparation!