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Time for Jolly Time Popcorn

February 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

By Garland Pollard

History of Popcorn Brands including Jolly TimeSIOUX CITY – There are lots of brands of popcorn, and many consider it a commodity, particularly bagged variety sold under store brands.

But there are great brands of popcorn including:

Perhaps the oldest of popcorn brands is Jolly Time, which was founded in 1914 as the American Pop Corn Company. The company was founded by Cloid Smith in Sioux City, Iowa. The company is still run by the family. Go online to their site and you can order a Jolly Time towel, or other cool stuff.

American Pop Corn Company, One Fun Place, Box 178, Sioux City, IA 51102; 712-239-1232; Jolly Time

Tags: Made in USA

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 connor phelps // Sep 23, 2009 at 9:39 am

    this sucks cause i need 2 know popcorn brands.a bunch of them.

  • 2 Mick Kalson // Jan 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    What about Bunny Pop popcorn? It had a picture of Bugs Bunny on it. It was the kind they always had in the supermarkets here in NY, and I can’t find it anymore. Does it still exist?

  • 3 Donald Atkins // Jan 11, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    I have a can of bunny pop popcorn and I was trying to find
    out about it also.Wondering what year it came out. The can has The
    Ohio Popcorn Co — Arcanum, Ohio on it. If you have any info on it
    please let me know.

  • 4 Ed Sala // Apr 25, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    My favorite popcorn ever was “Merry Poppins.” It had a little bag of powdery flavoring in it that was tasty, and it had instructions in it that taught me a new, very effective way to pop corn. Put it on the burner until one kernel pops, pull it off for 60 seconds, then put it back on. It seemed to make the popcorn crispier.

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