Popcorn Machines Key Terms
Get popping with additional knowledge about popcorn machinesA popcorn machine is a fairly simple piece of equipment that can enhance the sales at almost any concession stand. Still, before you begin to look for the perfect popper for your business, you should be familiar with some of the industry's key terms. For example, you'll need to decide if you need a bucket oil pump or popcorn warmer. You'll have to choose whether you want bulk popping corn or popcorn portion packs. And finally, you won't want to forget to pick up grease remover and a filler funnel.
Popcorn portion packsPopcorn portion packs make it easier to use your popcorn machine. One pack contains everything you need to make popcorn, including the salt and oil. All you have to do is cut off the top and put the contents of the pack into the machine. It is quick, with no mess and no measuring.
Bulk popping cornBulk popping corn is a large bag containing only popcorn kernels. You need to add the salt, oil and any other ingredients you would like. However, by buying kernels in bulk you can see substantial cost savings.
Grease removerGrease remover is essential to properly clean your popcorn machine. It eliminates tough carbon build-up. It's one way to help you keep your machine running well and popping the perfect popcorn.
Bucket oil pumpA bucket oil pump is used to pump oil from a bucket into your popcorn machine. It's used for large, high-capacity popcorn machines. It is recommended that you melt the oil in the bucket prior to use.
Filler funnelA filler funnel makes it easy to fill long, skinny bags of popcorn. You simply put the funnel in the opening of the bag and quickly scoop popcorn in through the top.
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