Here are some fun facts about popcorn: we first started popping the kernels in the 19th century thanks to the invention of Charles Cretors who introduced the popcorn maker.
He was the one who first started introducing popcorn street carts that were equipped with innovative and unprecedented steam-powered popcorn makers.
Popcorn was also very useful during the great depression when it costs 5-10 cents and ,therefore, it grew in popularity. This made popcorn companies thrive and helped many farmers avoid having a bankruptcy.
Many people use either butter or oil to cook the popcorn, especially people who use a stove-top kettle or pot to avoid buying popcorn from the street.
However, one of the recent inventions in the popcorn industry is microwave popcorn, which is favored by a lot of people for being a quick and easy to make snack; in addition to being delicious. However, the question remains: is the link between microwave popcorn and cancer a myth or reality?