Organic vs. Non-Organic Popcorn

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.  

ORGANIC POPCORN....

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.

 

NON-ORGANIC POPCORN...

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!