Popcorn has to have the correct
moisture in order for it to pop. Without moisture -- 13.5 percent to
14 percent per kernel is needed -- popcorn can't pop. That's why it's
important to store popcorn correctly. So what's the best way to store
popcorn? Airtight containers -- plastic or glass -- are your best bet to
avoid moisture loss, especially when stored in a cool place like a cupboard.
Avoid the refrigerator.
With the invention of the
television in the early 1950's, and it's rapid growth in popularity
attendance at movie theaters dropped and, with it, popcorn consumption. With
the popularity of home theaters and video and DVD rentals, popcorn
consumption is back on the rise. Americans today consume 17 billion
quarts of popped popcorn each year. The average American eats about 58
There's no such thing as "Hull-less"
popcorn. In order for popcorn to pop it must have hull. There are
varieties that have a less noticeable hull after it has been popped.
But, there are no varieties that are completely "hull-less". HR Poppin' Snacks uses an exclusive patented "mushroom" kernel that is more
dense and compact. When popped it resembles a ball and is ideal
for flavor coatings and caramelizing. Our exclusive popcorn reduces the
amount of breakage you normally see in the bottom of a bag.