Benchmark Popcorn Machines & Carts
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From the boardwalks of Coney Island and Palisades Park these antique styled popcorn machines will remind you of an era when vendors sold popcorn on street corners all across America. Sure to create a fun and friendly atmosphere in any location, these commercial quality popcorn machines are available as a counter-top model or with the matching trolley. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.
- Three Popcorn Machine Sizes: 4, 6, or 8 ounce kettles
- 3-Year Parts Warranty - The Industry's Longest
- Easy to use and Maintain
- Heated Warming Deck & Old-maid Drawer for un-popped kernels
- Stainless Steel Food-zone
- 20 mil anodized non-stick kettles for easy cleaning
- Tempered Glass Panels
All prices include FREE SHIPPING!
Recommendations and Measures
You can use Coconut, Sunflower, or Canola oil, as they taste great and can take the heat well without scorching our commercial popper kettles. While Coconut has been used for years in theaters for it's flavor, the fat content is quite high and with butter, it is a very unhealthy combination. For healthy oil options that are more "heart friendly" and much lower in fat, please use Sunflower, or Canola oil. For 4 oz. poppers, buy a 1/4 cup and 1/2 cup stainless steel measuring cup and use the 1/4 for oil and the 1/2 for popcorn portions.
Experiment with the popcorn you use, as there's no special popcorn needed for commercial poppers. We've used organic gourmet popcorn with great results ($$$), but have also liked Orville Redenbacher's® White Gourmet ($$), as it pops bigger, is crispy, yet tastes a little lighter not quite as oily. We've even had good results with dependable and affordable Jolly Time® popcorn ($) - it's just a little more chewy then the others, but very good flavor when using with just oil alone. Don't be afraid to try different popcorn until you find your own favorite brand.
To get even better popcorn flavor, yet keep the fat content down, we recommend shake-on popcorn seasonings, as each person can use their own favorite topping on each individual serving. Butter, Caramel, Kettle, Ranch, Barbeque, Cajun, Jalapeno, Nacho & White Cheddar and even Chocolate Marshmallow popcorn flavor shaker are available from a company such as "Kernal Seasonings" - our favorite brand. Using these seasonings, along with either Sunflower, or Canola oil will make for a healthier, yet flavor-packed popcorn experience.
Here's a handy chart for measuring the oil and popcorn used in our commercial popcorn popper products:
|Size - 4 Ounce Kettle||Size - 6 Ounce Kettle||Size - 8 Ounce Kettle|
|Oil||1/4 Cup||1/4 Cup||1/3 Cup|
|Popcorn||1/2 Cup||3/4 Cup||1 Cup|