It’s National Popcorn Poppin’ Month

by | Oct 3, 2023


In this season of change with leaves crunching underfoot and a crispness in the air, remember to pause to celebrate a food known for its change, crunchiness and crispness—popcorn! Not to mention Halloween popcorn balls!

October is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month, a time when farmers head to the fields to harvest crops and loved ones gather to honor this humble yet extraordinary snack. Whether it’s prepped on the stove, in the microwave or purchased ready-to-eat, Americans consume around 14 billion quarts each year of the wholesome, healthy whole grain, according to the Popcorn Board.

With each kernel, popcorn’s tantalizing aroma fills the air, setting off a journey of sensory bliss, as the sound of popping echoes in ears and the taste of buttery goodness dances on tongues. Whether enjoyed at the movies, during a cozy night in or at festive gatherings, popcorn brings people together, creating moments of shared joy and laughter. Catering to every palate, popcorn’s versatility knows few boundaries, as it can be dressed up with caramel, chocolate or even savory seasonings.

From its humble origins to its status as a beloved staple, popcorn deserves to be celebrated for the simple pleasure it brings. So raise a bowl high and toast to the magic of popcorn, a snack that never fails to excite the senses and spirits. Try our new Popcorn Poppin’ Month recipe for Old Fashioned Bourbon Maple Popcorn with Pecans and discover more snacks that celebrate fall flavors at