What Makes Movie Theater Popcorn So Yummy?

By First Posted: Nov 12, 2017 Sun 12:57 AM
What Makes Movie Theater Popcorn So Yummy?
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Have you ever had popcorn in a movie theater? Well, of course, you must have tasted at least once which watching your favorite movie in the movie theater. Did you ever felt the difference in the tastes of your homemade popcorn and movie theater popcorn? No matter which brand you buy, microwave popcorn never tastes as good as its movie theater foil. Even if you pop it yourself on the stove and sprinkle it with real butter, it doesn't have the same flavor. That's because movie theaters don't use real butter—their popcorn has one secret ingredient that gives it that distinct taste.

Are you fond of eating theater popcorn and want to know the special ingredient that is used by the sellers in the theaters? Well, Flavacol is a super fine, butter-flavored seasoning salt that movie theaters sellers mix in their popcorn while selling. They usually pop it using a combination of orange-colored coconut oil and Flavacol seasoning, but regular coconut oil will give you the same results without the fake-looking color. Other good coconut oil substitutes are corn and palm oil.

With Flavacol the taste of the theater popcorn actually tastes yummy and very different from homemade popcorn. You can buy Flavacol next time when you plan to watch a movie in your own house with popcorn to feel like a theater matinee.


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