# FAQ: How Much Popcorn For Wedding Reception Snack?

## How much popcorn do I need for 100 guests?

The popcorn bar package has 5 bags (5 different flavors) for a grand total of 220 cups of popcorn. This is usually enough popcorn for 100 people if they each take around 2 cups of popcorn each.

## How much popcorn do I need for 200 guests?

Example for 128 Guests you will want to purchase a minimum of 8 gallons for each guest to have one- 1 cup serving of popcorn. How much popcorn do I need for 200 guests?

# Servings Serving Size (Cups) Popped Popcorn Needed (Cups)
200 2 400
300 2 600

## How many gallons of popcorn do you need for a wedding?

Example for 128 Guests you will want to purchase a minimum of 8 gallons for each guest to have one- 1 cup serving of popcorn. Remember that while some guests will not eat any popcorn others will eat extra, so plan accordingly and always try to have more than you think you’ll need.

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## How much popcorn do I need for one person?

The typical popcorn serving is 3 cups. For events, we use 2-2.5 cups per person as a starting point.

## What does 1 oz of popcorn look like?

Popcorn is very light, so 1 ounce of it is probably around 3/4- 1 cup.

## How much does 1 cup of popcorn kernels make?

1 cup of kernels, which is equivalent to 8 ounces of kernels, will make approximately eight quarts (or 32 cups or 2 gallons) of popped popcorn.

## How much popcorn does a 1 oz bag hold?

For instance a typical 1 oz. popcorn bag will hold about 2.5 cups of popcorn.

## How much popcorn does 1/4 cup kernels make?

1/4 cup Popcorn Kernels = approximately 7 cups of popped popcorn.

## How many cups is 6.5 gallons of popcorn?

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## How many pieces of popcorn are in a cup?

Estimated number of unpopped kernels per 1 cup of popcorn: 1600 kernels. 2 tbsp of kernels makes approximately 4 cups of popped popcorn. So that works out to approximately 50 popped kernels per 1 cup of popped popcorn.

## How much popcorn is in a 5 gallon bucket?

#10 can data comes from ShelfReliance.com and is what THEIR #10 cans contain. #10 Cans and 5 Gallon Buckets: How Much Can They Hold?

Food Item #10 Can 5 Gallon Bucket
Popcorn 5 pounds 37 pounds
Rolled Oats 2.5 pounds 20 pounds
White Rice 5.3 pounds 36 pounds
Spaghetti N/A 30 pounds

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## How many cups of popped popcorn are in a bag?

On average there is about 13 cups of popcorn per bag but this may be affected by the count of how many kernels pop.

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## Can I make popcorn in air fryer?

Place popcorn kernels onto foil. Drizzle with oil. Toss to coat. Place into preheated air fryer and air fry for 8 minutes or until most kernels have popped.

## What is healthy to put on popcorn?

My favorite, healthy popcorn seasonings

• Cinnamon.
• Cocoa powder.
• Chili powder.
• Minced lemon or lime zest.
• Garlic powder.
• Black pepper.
• Curry powder.
• Nutritional yeast.

## What is the healthiest popcorn to buy?

• 6 Tips for Healthier Popcorn:
• Orville Redenbacher’s Skinnygirl Butter & Sea Salt Microwave Popcorn.
• Quinn Real Butter & Sea Salt Microwave Popcorn.
• Newman’s Own Touch of Butter Microwave Popcorn.
• Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn.
• SkinnyPop Original Popcorn.