Commercial popcorn machines might be synonymous with an evening at the movies, but those little kernels are a real treat just about anywhere. Great for catering, sporting events, company events, family reunions and even your showroom, commercial popcorn machines can be set up quickly and easily. If you're selling popcorn at your concession stand, you'll find it's one of the best ways to make profits soar. This highly addictive treat extremely popular, plus think about the beverages you'll sell with every portion!
Popcorn makers range in sizes, from 4 ounce and 8 ounce to upwards of 16 ounces and more. When the popcorn kernel explodes or "pops" within these machines, the steam is able to escape during the cycle to keep the popcorn crisp. Commercial popcorn machines look great when perched upon carts or stands to draw attention and encourage more sales. Check out our diverse selection of popcorn makers from manufacturers like Paragon, Star Manufacturing and more!
Commercial Popcorn Machine Considerations
Popcorn is one of the tastiest and most economical menu items you can have. Easy to make practically anywhere, popcorn is one of those treats that everyone knows and loves. Learn more about what you should consider before purchasing your own commercial popcorn machine!
Popcorn Kernel Types
Not all popcorn kernel types are created equally. The two most common kernel types of popcorn are mushroom popcorn kernels and butterfly popcorn kernels. Mushroom kernels resemble compact, round-shaped kernels that are ideal for toppings like caramel, cheese, and more. Butterfly kernels on the other hand feature unique shapes and are lighter than their mushroom counters. Commonly seen in movie theatres and stadiums, you can typically fill portion sizes with less popcorn due to their larger shapes.
Many manufactures sell all-inclusive popcorn making kits which include everything you need to make delicious package. Typically offered in both sweet and salt varieties, popcorn kits are a great way to make consistently tasty popcorn each and every time.
Popcorn Boxes, Bags and Buckets
Also consider your portion sizes and packaging when it comes to selling your popcorn. Specially designed popcorn bags, boxes and buckets enhance presentation and add additional marketing for you!