air-popped popcorn

5 delicious savory popcorn flavorings to make at home

Popcorn can be seasoned to suit every palate, whether you prefer sweet or savory. Here are a few of our favorite winning savory flavor combinations:  

Olive Oil Popcorn with Garlic & Rosemary

[caption id="attachment_2011" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Olive Oil Savory Popcorn with Garlic and Rosemary[/caption] Dress your popcorn like you would roast potatoes! Drizzle over olive oil and add fresh rosemary and pressed garlic for a delicious Mediterranean-style batch of aromatic popcorn with lots of added health benefits. If you don’t have fresh herbs, dried garlic and rosemary will work too. Grated parmesan cheese optional!  

Cajun Popcorn

[caption id="attachment_2015" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Cajun seasoning for savory popcorn[/caption] This recipe comes courtesy of and uses all dry ingredients. Simply combine 2 teaspoons of paprika and table salt with 1 teaspoon each of onion powder and garlic powder with a pinch of black pepper and cayenne pepper for a taste of Southern Louisiana.  

Cheesy Popcorn

[caption id="attachment_2012" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Cheesy Savory Popcorn [/caption] This savory popcorn variation is super addictive so beware! All you need to make cheesy popcorn in under 5 minutes is melted butter and cheddar cheese powder which you can . Just toss the popcorn in the melted butter and sprinkle with cheddar cheese powder till you have a golden bowl of delicious, puffed corn that’s finger-licking good.  

Better Than Bacon Nooch Popcorn

[caption id="attachment_2016" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Nutritional yeast is great for adding plant-based flavor to savory popcorn[/caption] This is a tasty vegan savory popcorn flavoring using nutritional yeast flakes – aka ‘nooch’, which is a great dairy-free alternative for replacing cheese in soups, salad dressings, sauces and, of course, popcorn. Simply shake on your freshly air-popped puffs of corn for a tasty plant-based snack. Although you can get nooch in lots of different flavors, is our favorite.  

Chili Garlic Popcorn

[caption id="attachment_2013" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Chili Garlic Savory Popcorn[/caption] If you’re a fan of spice, this one's for you! Simply mix the following dried ingredients in a small bowl: Smoked paprika, chili powder, garlic salt and onion powder. Toss the popcorn in melted butter before adding the seasoning and combine well. How hot you make it is entirely up to you! Do you need any more reasons to love popcorn? It really is one of the world’s most popular and versatile snacks. Check out our new which can help you drive extra profit at point of sale. You might also like...

7 surprising health benefits of air-popped popcorn

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Is popcorn good for you? Let’s find out!


Here are just a few of air-popped popcorn’s purported :

  1. Prevents constipation. Firstly, air-popped popcorn is high in fiber – around 3.6 grams per cup to be exact – which can help to relieve constipation and keep you regular. But it must be air-popped (eg DIY). Beware microwave popcorn, which often contains way more calories and saturated fat. The air-popped variety, on the other hand, typically has less than 100 calories per serving.
2. Lowers your risk of heart disease. A high-fiber diet is thought to decrease the risk of coronary heart and cardiovascular disease, making air-popped popcorn a great snack for heart health. Just make sure you stick to a single serving, which is around four to five cups (popped). 3. Can help lower blood pressure. Eaten as part of a healthy and varied diet, air-popped popcorn is an excellent snack if you are keeping an eye on your blood pressure. Just be sure to stay away from varieties with a lot of added butter or salt.  

Popcorn the protector

[caption id="attachment_2112" align="aligncenter" width="1920"]Air-popped popcorn has lots of protective and preventative health properties[/caption] 4. Lowers your diabetes risk. Air-popped popcorn is a whole grain, whose properties are hugely beneficial for human health. It’s thought that eating whole grains is one of the ways we can reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes – particularly in later life. Popcorn may also help to regulate blood sugar levels, thanks to its low . 5. Protects against free radicals. Popcorn is rich in phenolic acids, whose properties can counteract free radicals, which damage healthy cells and DNA. 6. An excellent source of nutrition. Air-popped popcorn contains lots of different vitamins and minerals to support overall health and nutrition. These include vitamins A, B6, E and K, as well as pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), thiamine, niacin, folate and riboflavin. Ultimately, these can help keep your bodily functions in tip-top condition! 7. Can support weight management. Finally, has often been dubbed the number one snack for weight loss thanks to its high fiber and low calorie count. There’s even an official Popcorn Diet. But while we wouldn’t advocate sticking to anything less than a healthy, balanced diet, popcorn may help weight management if you substitute higher calorie snacks such as nuts and crisps for the plain, air-popped variety. [caption id="attachment_2176" align="aligncenter" width="1920"]Air-popped popcorn is an excellent snack if you are keeping an eye on your blood pressure[/caption]  

Best-selling Sephra Popcorn launches in the USA!

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David Archer, Managing Director, launches Sephra Popcorn at the 2022[/caption]   Sephra Popcorn – the UK's number one best-selling tubbed popcorn brand – has launched in the USA! New tubbed popcorn is the latest exciting addition to our fun food range. Designed for kids, families and fun food-loving consumers, is already the number one tubbed popcorn product in the UK. Stocked by UK retail giants Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons, Sephra Popcorn is now available to stock in the USA for the very first time.

Boost sales with Sephra Popcorn

[caption id="attachment_2225" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Our tubs come in two different sizes[/caption]   The UK best-seller can help your supermarket or retail chain generate extra revenue quickly and easily, thanks to Sephra's colorful, eye-catching tubs. Sephra popcorn is available to order two different sizes depending on the retail space you have available. We can even supply* the popular snack in private label,custom-branded tubs to give your business the competitive edge. Our exciting range of flavors include Caramel, Salted Caramel, Butter Toffee, Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn, and Rainbow varieties. Each batch is made to the highest standard, using fresh, quality ingredients. And we use unique cardboard retail popcorn tubs lined with StayFresh foil to keep each puff in peak condition for optimum eating pleasure. We guarantee quality whether your customers plan to enjoy them as part of a home cinema experience, or on-the-go.

What makes Sephra's retail popcorn different?

[caption id="attachment_1992" align="aligncenter" width="1200"]Popcorn can help you drive more profit at point of sale [/caption]   Traditional cinema popcorn is typically made purely with butterfly kernels which have an irregular shape and bumpy texture when popped. While tasty, the drawback is that, because of this light, crispy texture, the popcorn can break easily. This happens particularly when you try to add thicker coatings. It tends to disintegrate, leaving nothing but crumbs, but mushroom-shaped popcorn is round (as you might expect) with a rough surface. This sturdier shape makes it ideal for you to add flavorings, such as powdered cheese, or sugar or . Sephra retail popcorn's high percentage of caramel mushroom kernels means extra seasoning on every puff. The result? A snack that’s full of flavor. To find out more about stocking , or private label, custom-branded popcorn, email *Minimum order quantity applies. Find out more about private label popcorn here...