Why Do We Eat Popcorn At The Movies? – A Brief History of Popcorn

When popcorn is made, the hard grains change into fluffy puffs in an explosion of sight and smell. There are many types of popcorn grown in the US, each with a different shape when it pops. But how did popcorn become such a popular and fun food? Watch this Ted Ed video to learn about its history, from its beginnings in the Americas to its popularity in the 20th century.

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