What’s better for you?
Popcorn is so easy to eat and prepare! “Just less than three steps and you’re done,” says the
microwavable popcorn box description. While that statement is true, the question of, “Is it better and
healthy for you,” begs to differ. The misconception of organic and non-organic popcorn has confused
consumers. Let’s break it down and keep it simple, so you can decide what‘s better for you.
Uses Non –GMO ingredients, organic corn, contains no
Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Artificial
Flavors, Annatto for color, Chemicals and Preservatives. Organic popcorn generally contains no more
than four ingredients:
Fancy Pop's White Cheddar Popcorn - 3 ingredients.
Uses GMO ingredients and non-organic corn - both microwave popcorn companies and several gourmet popcorn companies.
Some harmful additives and ingredients these companies use are: Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Artificial
Flavors, Annatto for color, Chemicals, Preservatives and many other dangerous chemicals. These chemical are not only added to
the popcorn, but to the containers as well.
Non-Organic Popcorn Company's Ingredients - 12 ingredients, including artificial.
Now that you have more knowledge of what’s in or not in your favorite snack, what kind of popcorn do
you prefer? Let us know your thoughts!