SOURCE: The Big Popper

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June 08, 2009 12:00 ET

Premier Gourmet Popcorn Store, The Big Popper, Supports Literacy Day by Donating Popcorn

The Big Popper, a Popular Gourmet Popcorn Store, Helped Celebrate Literacy Day by Donating Flavored Popcorn to All the Children and Volunteer Workers in Branson Public Schools

BRANSON, MO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - Popular gourmet popcorn company, The Big Popper, recently announced it helped to support Literacy Day this year along with McDonald's and the Branson/Hollister Rotary. For its contribution, The Big Popper donated gourmet flavored popcorn to every child and volunteer worker in Branson public schools.

The Vacation Channel started this Literacy event over six years ago. This year, along with The Big Popper, McDonald's contributed soft drinks and the Branson/Hollister Rotary provided books for the children. Other sponsors who made contributions were: White River Electric, Ozark Mountain Bank, ARVEST bank, IMAX theatre, and Pizza World. Additionally, the Missouri National guard flew in a helicopter as well as brought in a Humvee for the children to explore during the event, helping to make Literacy Day a resounding success.

The Big Popper is a popcorn store located in Branson, Missouri serving very tasty, high quality popcorn delicacies all over the United States. The Big Popper's donation to Literacy Day to Branson public schools was greatly appreciated by all who participated in the celebration.

"We are flattered to have been able to participate in the Branson public schools' Literacy Day. Our donation of gourmet popcorn to all the students and volunteer workers was the least we could do to help support our community. We believe in the importance of literacy in children and are happy to do our part," stated Kent Arett, President of The Big Popper (

While supporting Literacy Day, The Big Popper served all of their favorite flavors including caramel, yellow cheddar, butter, white cheddar, cashew caramel, almond pecan, kettle corn, jalapeno, cinnamon, chocolate drizzle and Ozark mix.

The Big Popper's gourmet popcorn is made fresh daily with only the finest ingredients including Land O' Lakes clarified butter used for their buttered popcorn as well as Land O' Lakes cheese products for its yellow and white cheddar popcorn. Along with only the finest ingredients, The Big Popper has a unique popping process, which uses a 460° giant air popper to make each kernel perfectly delicious. Each popcorn treat is mixed together with all their delectable, wholesome ingredients in giant vats and copper kettles for the ultimate taste in gourmet popcorn treats.

"Our gourmet popcorn is a tasty treat that we were able to offer the children of Branson public schools. We hope to continue our partnership with Literacy Day and the Branson public schools for many years to come and continue to serve and support our community in any way possible," stated Arett.

The Big Popper provides a simple ordering process on their website for popcorn enthusiasts of all kinds. They will ship their ten flavors of popcorn to any doorstep within the country. Whether a gourmet popcorn gift is needed or if a quick snack is simply desired, The Big Popper has an option for everyone who enjoys this delicious treat.

About The Big Popper:

Located in Branson, Missouri, The Big Popper ( is a popcorn store specializing in gourmet, fresh, high quality popcorn for all occasions. All their popcorn is made fresh daily in their very own kitchen.

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