National Caramel Popcorn Day
National Caramel Popcorn Day is observed on April 6 of every year. Caramel popcorn is a delicacy made by coating caramelized candy syrup on popcorn. Caramel popcorn is often sweet, crunchy and sometimes contain peanut, almonds, and cashews. This popcorn can be made in several varieties. Caramel popcorn is one of the popular and most loved snack in the United States. It is consumed mostly in the US than in any other country. These popcorns are sold by many commercial brands in grocery stores, cinemas, and convenience stores. All age groups love this sweet dish.
“I understand what’s it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.” – Don Cheadle
History of National Caramel Popcorn Day
The exact reason and the person behind the creation of National Caramel Popcorn Day are not known. The blend of popcorn and caramel first appeared together during the 1890s. The production of caramel popcorn by Cracker Jack led to the increase in popularity. An early version of this popcorn first came into the sale at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 by Cracker Jack. Various commercial brands and forms of caramel popcorn are available.
Other Celebrations on April 6
April 6 is also celebrated as
- International Pillow Fight Day
- Tangible Karma Day
- Plan Your Epitaph Day
- New Beer’s Eve
- National Tartan Day
How to celebrate National Caramel Popcorn Day
Celebrate the National Caramel Popcorn Day by treating yourself with your favorite kind of caramel popcorn. You can either buy them at a local store or give a try making it by yourself. There are the variety of caramel popcorn recipes available in cookbooks and internet, so don’t hesitate to give a try. Share this delicious treat with your family members and friends. It is best of snack goodness. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about National Caramel Popcorn Day by using the hashtag #CaramelPopcornDay.