Category Archives for "Popcorn"

Amish Country Popcorn Red Purple Blue
Mar 03

Where to Buy Gourmet Popcorn Kernels

By Movie Girl | Ingredients , Popcorn

At popcorn maker reviews, we love popcorn. We love plain popcorn, flavored popcorn, popcorn with oil, popcorn without oil, organic popcorn and just about any other popcorn we can think of.

When you are a popcorn fanlike we are, you start looking for different types of popcorn. Fortunately, there is gourmet popcorn to the rescue. Gourmet popcorn puts the fun back into popcorn with many different varieties, and flavors, and colors.

If you want to know where to buy gourmet popcorn look no further than our recommendations which you can find on Amazon.

Amish Country Popcorn

Amish Country Popcorn Red Purple Blue

Amish Country Popcorn Red Purple Blue

 

Amish country popcorn is just plain fun. This popcorn features three one-pound bags with purple popcorn, blue popcorn, and red popcorn.

This popcorn is non-GMO and comes in interesting flavors and colors. The purple popcorn pops up fresh and crisp and has a slight nutty flavor. The red popcorn has an amazing texture and is crispy with hardly any hulls.

With the purple the popcorn is on the medium to large size. There aren’t a lot of hulls and the flavor is on the sweet side. If you are new to gourmet popcorn you will love this Amish country popcorn.

Gourmet Popping Corn – Case of 15 oz. bottles, A Variety Pack of 10 bottles

Gourmet Popping Corn - Case of 15 oz. bottles

Gourmet Popping Corn – Case of 15 oz. bottles

This is a great selection of gourmet popcorn. You get ten 15 ounce bottles in a variety of colors and flavors. This corn is natural and non-GMO. Lower quality genetically modified corn may produce larger kernels, but the flavor would not be as brilliant as these natural kernels.

This is good stuff, and it features some great flavors. Even though these kernels are in different colors, they pop up white. There are nine different types of popcorn included, and these are the flavors.

  • Wisconsin White Birch
  • Savana Gold
  • Harvest Blend
  • High Mountain Midnight
  • Orchard Blossom
  • Autumn Breeze
  • Red River Valley
  • Baby White Rice
  • Sunset Fire

Just the names alone are enough to make me want to try them all. Fun stuff and good popcorn.

Amish Country Popcorn, White, Purple and Lady Finger

Amish Country Popcorn

Amish Country Popcorn

This is another great Amish Country 3 –pack. The flavors featured in this quality popcorn are baby white, purple, and ladyfinger. Once again these are non-GMO and super yummy.

The ladyfinger popcorn is smaller and mostly hulless. The purple is a tender corn that is high in flavor and healthy antioxidants. Just as the name says, the baby white is small, white and tender.

This is a tasty popcorn. The natural kernels are on the small side. If you are air popping this corn you may need to tilt your popper until the small kernels start popping. This will prevent the lightweight kernels from flying out unpopped.

Mushroom Popcorn Kernels – Just Poppin Brand

Mushroom Popcorn Kernels - Just Poppin Brand

Mushroom Popcorn Kernels – Just Poppin Brand

Here is a fun one! Mushroom popcorn kernels are just what they sound like, round fluffy, mushroom-like popped kernels. These are non-GMO and grown in the US. The unique shape of these is great at holding in flavors and are perfect for caramel or kettle corn.

These pop large and have hulls, which is another reason these are recommended for kettle corn and caramel corn. This isn’t really the best snacking corn, but it may be the secret ingredient to make your homemade kettle corn turn out magnificent.

Hoosier Hill Farm Popcorn Gift pack, Set of 3 Varieties 4.5 lbs

Hoosier Hill Farm Popcorn Gift pack

Hoosier Hill Farm Popcorn Gift pack

Here is a gift pack from Hoosier Hill Farm. This pack features three 1.5 pound bags. They come in three flavors ladyfinger popcorn, purple popcorn, and baby white popcorn.

In case you didn’t guess, this popcorn hails from Indiana. This is premium popcorn grown exclusively for texture and taste. These are small and flavorful and were a hit with the testers.

Arrowhead Mills Organic Whole Yellow Popcorn
Mar 03

Organic Popcorn Kernels

By Movie Girl | Ingredients , Popcorn

Some of the best tasting popcorn kernels are organic popcorn kernels. Organic produce is grown in quality soil and is mostly pesticide free.

Is organic corn GMO-free? If you are wondering if organic corn is GMO-free, it is. Organic seeds are not genetically modified, so you can be confident that your organic popcorn is also GMO-free.

In this article, we have a few examples of quality organic popcorn so that we can help you in your search for the best organic popcorn kernels.

Arrowhead Mills Organic Whole Yellow Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills Organic Whole Yellow Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills Organic Whole Yellow Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills makes an organic yellow popcorn. This popcorn is rated very highly. It has all the wonderful benefits of popcorn, plus it’s GMO free.

This popcorn tastes wonderful and pops up light and fluffy. If you are health-conscious, you will enjoy the fact that this is organic and not pesticide laden like many corn products are.

This popcorn comes in a 28 ounce bag. That’s enough popcorn for you and your loved ones to enjoy eating this healthy snack without guilt.

Arrowhead Mills Organic White Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills Organic White Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills Organic White Popcorn

Arrowhead Mills also has a healthy organic white popcorn. We’ve already talked about how popcorn is a perfect snack for family movie night. You can enjoy all of the health benefits from high fiber to antioxidants.

Arrowhead Mills has been in the organic baking business for 50 years. They have branched out into many other organic products such as popcorn. They purchase ingredients from local suppliers and make sure product is organic with no harmful chemical pesticides or herbicides.

The white popcorn seems to be a little bit denser than the yellow popcorn. Making it the perfect snack to top with butter or other healthy popcorn seasonings. This is a great organic popcorn choice.

Great Northern Popcorn, Organic

Great Northern Popcorn Organic

Great Northern Popcorn Organic

Here is a nice big 5 pound bag of great northern organic popcorn. This popcorn is a premium gourmet yellow popcorn in a convenient bulk size. What makes the bulk size convenient is that this popcorn is so good you’ll want to have more and more of it.

This popcorn is non-GMO, certified organic, and packaged in the moisture proof bag. A lot of people think this popcorn is great. It pops up nice and fluffy and is a healthy safe snack.

The popcorn we tried was great, but a few years ago some people said that they received this brand with bugs in it. I guess that just proves that this popcorn is really organic. We doubt you’ll find bugs in this popcorn, but if you do you should be able to return it for a refund.

Now Foods Organic Popcorn

Now Foods Organic Popcorn

Now Foods Organic Popcorn

The people at Now Foods have been making a name for themselves with organic products. This Now Foods 24 ounce organic popcorn is another great organic popcorn choice. You can be confident that this popcorn is certified organic and non-GMO.

This popcorn is taste tester approved. For those people are looking for a healthy version of an already healthy snack this is a perfect choice. You can go fat-free with a hot-air Popper or use a healthy saturated fat like coconut oil to make this yummy snack.

Tiny But Mighty Heirloom Popcorn ~ virtually hulless Non-GMO popping corn

Now Foods Organic Popcorn, 24 Ounce (Pack of 2)  Tiny But Mighty Heirloom Popcorn

Now Foods Organic Popcorn, 24 Ounce (Pack of 2) 
Tiny But Mighty Heirloom Popcorn

This is a fun popcorn choice. Tiny But Mighty heirloom popcorn is virtually hulless. This popcorn is also non-GMO. The Tiny But Mighty popcorn is an ancient heirloom popcorn and it’s about as close to an organic hulless popcorn as you are going to get.

When it comes to different types of popcorn kernels, the ancient heirloom and hulless varieties offer something a little different. This popcorn pops a little bit smaller, but the hulls practically dissolve in your mouth. This is a fun and healthy popcorn.

 

Snappy White Popcorn, 4 Pounds
Mar 02

The Best Popcorn Kernels for Hot Air Poppers

By Movie Girl | Ingredients , Popcorn

If you are wondering what the best popcorn kernels for hot air Poppers are you can pretty manage use any popcorn in a hot air popper. We found five great choices of popcorn kernels that would be great for your hot-air popper or home theater style popcorn machine.

These are some of the better rated and popular large quantity popcorn brands. We’ve also created another article featuring popular organic popcorn kernels and another one for gourmet popcorn kernels. Does the type of popcorn you use in your proper matter? We think it does and that’s why we created this list.

Snappy White Popcorn, 4 Pounds

Snappy White Popcorn, 4 Pounds

Snappy White Popcorn, 4 Pounds

Snappy brand makes a great popcorn. This 4-pound jar of Snappy white popcorn is non-GMO and an Amazon best seller. It is also one of the most popular popcorn brands purchased. Health conscious people who use hot air poppers will appreciate the fact that this fluffy white corn is non-GMO.

It is also a low fat, high fiber, whole grain snack. Many people prefer the white corn over the yellow. This corn is fresh from Iowa and grown on the same farms since 1940. It’s fresh popcorn and pops up fluffy with a nice texture. You can’t go wrong with this choice.

Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Kernel Jug, 5 LB 12 oz

Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Kernel Jug, 5 LB 12 oz

Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Kernel Jug, 5 LB 12 oz

We all know and love Orville Redenbacher Popcorn. This large jug, with an air tight lid, holds 5 lbs 12 ounces of popcorn. That is enough to keep any party or gathering in popcorn until the wee hours of the night.

This corn is labeled whole grain and natural, but I didn’t see non-GMO anywhere. The ingredients just call this whole grain popping corn, but I don’t think this is the white corn many people like. Still, the Redenbacher’s know popcorn and they get it right with this original jug of popcorn kernels.

The taste testers thought this popcorn popped up large fluffy kernels and tasted great. This is an old standby and a lot of people who enjoy snacking, stand by it.

Great Northern Popcorn Original Popcorn, 12.5 Pound

 

Great Northern Popcorn Original Popcorn, 12.5 Pound

Great Northern Popcorn Original Popcorn, 12.5 Pound

Now we are talking popcorn with this 12.5 pound bag of popcorn from Great Northern. Got a party? Make some popcorn. This is premium yellow popcorn that pops up large, fluffy and tender. If you eat a lot of popcorn this large bulk package should keep you supplied up.If you are using this for your hot air popper you may want to add some

If you are using this for your hot air popper you may want to add some variety while still keeping it healthy with some of our healthy popcorn topping suggestions.

If you are using this bulk bag for your movie theater style popper, you can achieve that movie theater flavor by using colored coconut oil for popcorn and Flavacol Seasoning Popcorn Salt. Great Northern suggests three parts corn to one part oil for best results.

Trader Joe’s Organic Popping Corn

Trader Joe's Organic Popping Corn

Trader Joe’s Organic Popping Corn

Hey, do you want some organic non-GMO popcorn that is also economical? If so, this Trader Joe’s Organic Popping Corn will fit the bill. This 28-ounce bag makes about 132 cups of popped corn. This popcorn gets rave reviews and people like it.If you have a Trader Joe’s in your area it would be less expensive to go purchase this popcorn there. This is a good organic popcorn for air poppers.

If you have a Trader Joe’s in your area it would be less expensive to go purchase this popcorn there. This popcorn is crisp and fresh and taste tested approved. If you eat a lot of popcorn you will enjoy using these kernels for your wholesome popcorn snacks.

Snappy Yellow Popcorn, 4 Pounds

Snappy Yellow Popcorn, 4 Pounds

Snappy Yellow Popcorn, 4 Pounds

This is another winner by Snappy. It is very similar to the number 1 recommendations, except that this is the yellow corn. Yellow corn is the most commonly consumed popcorn and is well loved by people who enjoy snacks.

This popcorn pops up great in a hot air popper. It also pops fine in the microwave or any other popper you may use. This is just good popcorn. The GMO status of this popcorn isn’t listed, so it’s safe to assume it does use genetically modified corn. If this is a concern for you, stick with the Snappy white.

This is still a great popcorn and Snappy is known to have excellent customer service, so it’s hard to go wrong with this brand.