The Best Popcorn Kernels for Hot Air Poppers

By Movie Girl | Ingredients

Mar 02

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.

About the Author

Movie Girl is a movie and popcorn fanatic. She is always on the lookout for a good popcorn recipe or a new popcorn maker to review. She is in the process of building a home movie theater and stocking it with snacks.