GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Popcorn Industry Statistics

Popcorn industry statistics indicate increasing consumption and sales driven by growing popularity in various entertainment venues and flavors.

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"Popcorn exports from the U.S. reached 625 million pounds in 2019."

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"The pre-packaged ready-to-eat popcorn market segment grew by 12% in 2019."

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"Popcorn has a profit margin of up to 90% in movie theaters."

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"Popcorn production in Indiana represents 25% of the U.S.’s total popcorn production."

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"The average American eats about 45 quarts of popcorn each year."

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"Approximately 90% of U.S. households consume popcorn at least once a year."

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"Approximately 17 billion quarts of popcorn are consumed annually in the U.S."

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"By region, North America dominated the global popcorn market with a 50% share in 2020."

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"The United States accounts for roughly 42% of the global popcorn market."

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"Popcorn sales in cinemas represent 34% of total popcorn sales in the U.S."

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"The organic popcorn segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% through 2025."

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"The kettle corn sub-segment constitutes about 15% of the popcorn market."

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"Popcorn consumption can lead to a reduction in dietary intake of calories if consumed without added butter or salt."

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"Annual per capita consumption of popcorn in the U.S. increased by 300% during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"Microwave popcorn accounts for about 70% of the popcorn consumed at home."

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"Popcorn is a whole grain and is high in dietary fiber."

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"Healthy popcorn snacks are one of the fastest-growing segments, comprising 22% of the market in 2020."

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"Around 90% of popcorn consumed worldwide is grown in the United States."

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"The global popcorn market size was valued at USD 9.8 billion in 2020."

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"The Asia-Pacific popcorn market is forecast to grow at the highest CAGR of 7.3% from 2020 to 2027."

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