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By Cyd Lass
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The popping facts about popcorn on National Popcorn Day

WORLAND – Today is National Popcorn Day, meaning it’s the day of the year to eat one of the most popular snacks in America. However, there may be some questions about popcorn, some that you were too busy eating to ask.

 

January 19, 2019



WORLAND – Today is National Popcorn Day, meaning it’s the day of the year to eat one of the most popular snacks in America. However, there may be some questions about popcorn, some that you were too busy eating to ask.

According to popcorn.org, popcorn is a whole grain maize product that originates from a wild grass. The kernel is the seed of this grass and is made up of three parts, the endosperm, germ and pericarp. The pericarp may also be known as hull or bran.

Popcorn is grown in the “Corn Belt” of the United States. This is where the majority of popcorn sold worldwide is grow...



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