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Popcorn was first discovered and eaten by Native American groups as long ago as 3600 BC.

Popcorn - Wikipedia

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Popcorn is a type of corn that expands from the kernel and puffs up when heated. Popcorn is .... Cretors' invention introduced the first patented steam-driven popcorn machine that popped corn in...

History of Popcorn | The History Kitchen | PBS Food

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Oct 29, 2013 ... Do you know the history of popcorn? ... These newly invented “poppers” were made from boxes of tight wire gauze attached to a long handle; ...

Who discovered popcorn? | Reference.com

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While the exact discoverer of popcorn isn't known, Michigan State University says that this snack likely originated in the ... When was popcorn invented?

POPCORN

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WHO INVENTED IT? THE INVENTORS OF POPCORN WERE THE AZTECS. WHAT WAS IT USED FOR? POPCORN WAS USED MANY DIFFERENT WAYS.

Who invented popcorn? | Reference.com

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Popcorn is native to the Americas. It was first cultivated by the pre-Columbian indigenous peoples in Central America who popped the kernels of corn and ate ...

Ancient Popcorn Found—Made 2,000 Years Earlier Than Thought in ...

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Jan 21, 2012 ... Just in time for National Popcorn Day, a new study says that Peruvians were eating the snack thousands of years earlier than thought.

A History of Popcorn - Hungry History

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Dec 6, 2013 ... It's hard to think of a more purely American food than popcorn. Whether it's salted and buttered at a movie theatre, kettle corn at a state fair or a ...

Popcorn - Fact Monster

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Because this pollen is almost exactly the same as modern popcorn pollen, researchers believe that "cave people" most likely had popcorn. Popcorn probably ...

The History of Popcorn « - Mr. Nussbaum

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Popcorn, also known as popping corn, is a special variety of corn (Zea mays everta). ... In 1885, Charles Cretors of Chicago, Illinois, invented the first popcorn  ...