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Now Offering Free Shipping June 11, 2019 17:40

FREE SHIPPING | CRAVINGS GOURMET POPCORNEveryone loves a great deal. So that is why we have lowered the price of having popcorn shipped to our fans. Cravings Gourmet Popcorn is now offering free shipping when you purchase four items or more. You can also get free shipping when you spend at least $35.

Previously, you would have to spend $50 to get free shipping. Also, there were never any discounts on the number of items that you purchased. To add to this great deal, if you do not spend $35 or if you do not buy four items, your shipping is $8.95 no matter where you are located.

There's A Cocoa Invasion June 8, 2019 13:51

COCOA INVASION POPCORNCocoa Invasion is back! After a 5 year absence (we messed up the recipe) it returns to our shelves. Cocoa Invasion tastes like chocolate brownies or some people say cocoa puffs cereal. Cocoa Invasion is a simple but complicated recipe that only has eight all natural ingredients. Besides cocoa and popcorn, it's a combination of sugars and our friend butter.

New Caramel with Double the Butter June 6, 2019 15:51

BUTTER BUTTER CARAMELWhat's better than a pound of butter question? How about 2 lb of butter! Yeah that's right that's exactly what happened, we added an extra pound of butter to our already buttery smooth caramel corn recipe. It was just one of those ideas that came to us out of the blue. Let's see what would happen if we double the amount of butter that was in our caramel corn. The results are magical and delicious.

9 Great Fundraising Tips June 5, 2019 11:57

GOURMET POPCORN | MICHIGAN'S BEST FUNDRAISERSFundraisers are the lifeblood of many groups. We all want the very best for our kids or causes. Sometimes it can be a struggle to use our time effectively, we all have busy lives. So when the dreaded words "fundraiser" magically appears in your child's book bag, no one is happy. 

Gourmet Ice Cream Bars June 4, 2019 09:00


Who doesn’t love ice cream? Ice cream is one of the most delicious treats any time of year. Ice Box Brand Ice Cream is made in Whitehall, Michigan. Cravings Popcorn is now sharing these great treats with you!

There are four flavors in two sizes ($2 and $5). All are individually wrapped and kept frozen until you are ready to eat. Each flavor is uniquely decorated like no other ice cream bar on the market. They are easy to eat because each bar has a stick like a popsicle.


New Personal Microwave Popcorn Bowls June 3, 2019 13:34

Personal Microwave Popcorn Bowl | Cravings Gourmet PopcornWe've got these great new personal microwave popcorn bowls. What makes them so good is that they are small and perfect for use at work or for any time you only want a small amount of popcorn. You simply place your popcorn kernels in the silicon cup (included), no oil is required (optional), snap the durable lid on and place in your microwave for about 3 minutes.

ORIGINAL CARAMEL: SAVE 25% May 25, 2019 00:00

ORIGINAL CARAMEL | MICHIGAN'S BEST POPCORNOriginal Caramel is our most famous and most popular caramel popcorn flavor. It has a buttery smooth flavor with a delicious vanilla note. We use real vanilla and real butter every time. This classic flavor is often purchased with cheddar cheese or buttery movie popcorn. Try it out, we're giving you a special deal.

 Nut Free | Gluten Free | Non-GMO Kernels

 THE DEAL: 25% off through 6/1/2019   COUPON CODE: #CARAMEL25

Online deal only. Can not be used in store.

WEEKEND SALE: $5 FOR YOU! May 24, 2019 12:13

BUTTERY CHEDDAR CARAMEL MIX | MICHIGAN'S BEST POPCORNThe entire store is on sale. All you have to do is spend at least $15 and we will give you $5 off your order. It's that simple, no tricks or schemes, just use the coupon code at checkout.

Some popular flavors to try are: Dill Pickle, Patio Mix and Mackinac Island Caramel

 Nut Free | Gluten Free | Non-GMO Kernels

 THE DEAL: $5 off with $15 purchase through 5/27/2019   COUPON CODE: #WEEKEND-DEAL

Online deal only. Can not be used in store.

PREMIUM SIGNATURE GOLD: SAVE 30% May 24, 2019 09:28


Premium Signature Gold has been a fan favorite since the early days of Cravings Popcorn. It's sweet and salty, buttery brown sugar with a hint of vanilla flavor is a classic. Kinda like kettlecorn and kinda like caramel corn. It is crunchy and sweet and highly addicting. Try a bag or two or three!

 Nut Free | Gluten Free | Non-GMO Kernels

 THE DEAL: 30% off through 5/31/2019   COUPON CODE: #POPCORN30

Online deal only. Can not be used in store.

3 Ways To Make More Money On Your Next Fundraiser August 2, 2018 13:09 1 Comment

Kids at school | Cravings Popcorn Fundraiser | Michigan's Best Popcorn

It's a fact, nobody likes to sell stuff to raise money for their activities. Unless you have a boatload of money sitting around, fundraising is a necessary activity that most groups have to do in order to accomplish their goals. If you have to spend your time selling a product to raise money, you want to make sure you are getting the best result for the time you are spending.

Caramel Popcorn Secrets June 20, 2018 13:34


Not all caramel popcorn is what you think it is or what you want it to be. Some companies are starting with a frozen pizza, adding toppings and calling it gourmet. Watch the video to find out what I am talking about.

Cravings Popcorn YouTube Vlog June 12, 2018 12:18


I finally did it, my first vlog of 2018. I am excited to share stories and insider geekery of the popcorn business. I hope you enjoy the show. Please comment below. I read every comment and may include your idea in an episode. 

Mr. Delivery App Delivers Popcorn To Your Door June 12, 2018 11:53 1 Comment

Mr. Delivery | Cravings Popcorn

Cravings Gourmet Popcorn has teamed up with Mr. Delivery so you can have gourmet popcorn delivered right to your home or office. You can order all of your favorite flavors directly from the Mr. Delivery app. The app is available in Google Play store and in the Apple iTunes Store.

Popcorn Delivery with UberEats May 19, 2018 10:32

Box of Movie Popcorn | Cravings Popcorn | Lansing

Cravings Gourmet Popcorn has teamed up with UberEats so you can have gourmet popcorn delivered right to your home or office. You can order all of your favorite flavors directly from the UberEats app. The app is available in Google Play store and in the Apple iTunes Store.

New popcorn flavors added to fundraiser program May 19, 2018 09:00

3 Bowls of Cravings Fundraiser Popcorn | Lansing, Michigan

Cravings Gourmet Popcorn has added four new flavors to our gourmet popcorn fundraising program. The four new flavors are Buttery Movie Popcorn, Dill Pickle Popcorn, Cheddar Cheese Popcorn, and Sea Salt and Black Pepper.

Old Town Doggy Social May 18, 2018 09:02

Old Town Doggy Social | Lansing, MI | Cravings Gourmet Popcorn

Old Town businesses are hosting "Sunday Doggy Social" on May 20th in Old Town. It's a day to chill and relax with your favorite pooch. Grab the leash and walk around Old Town.

Lansing's Home of Tacos, BBQ, Burgers and Popcorn April 13, 2018 10:46

Punk Taco | Old Town Lansing | Michigan

Where else in Lansing can you get delicious bar-b-que, gourmet burgers, fresh mind-blowing tacos, and addicting gourmet popcorn? The answer is nowhere! Turner Street in Old Town is the place to be to satisfy your taste buds. 

Old Town Sunday Doggy Social - UPDATED: April 22nd April 4, 2018 05:42

Old Town Doggy Social | Cravings Gourmet Popcorn | Lansing, MI

Cravings Gourmet Popcorn is hosting "Sunday Doggy Social" on April 22nd in Old Town. It's a day to chill and relax with your favorite pooch. Grab the leash and walk around Old Town.

2018 is the Year of Candied Popcorn January 24, 2018 09:16 4 Comments

strawberry cheesecake cherry cravings popcorn

So what we're going to be offering is a monthly mix of candy popcorn. Flavors will be associated with a fun theme or event. What is important in this process is that we get your feedback on what you liked and what you didn't like. We would love to know what flavors you're interested in. We want to create flavors that are popular and enjoyable, items that you will enjoy eating and purchasing. Flavors will rotate regularly. If you see something you like, you better jump on it.

Creole Burger Bar and Southern Kitchen in Old Town January 13, 2018 13:04

Creole Burger Bar Old Town Lansing

Old Town Lansing just keeps getting better and better. This week, The Creole restaurant transformed itself into the  The Creole Burger Bar and Southern Kitchen. According to a Lansing City Pulse article, they are serving up high end burgers, hand cut fries and tons of craft beer choices. On top of that, if you are a whiskey fan, you are in luck. They are pouring from a selection of 150 varieties. That’s cool!

Popcorn Christmas Gifts December 13, 2017 13:31

Candy Cane Christmas Popcorn Why are you still trying to figure out what you're going to send to those family members you only see once every ten years? Maybe you need a gift to pass at the office? Perhaps you own a business or are a salesperson that needs to say "thank you."

How Old Is That Popcorn? November 29, 2017 13:20

Christmas is upon us. Gift giving season is here. A chance to show the people in our lives some appreciation. We usually do this with our words and our gifts. The things we say have a tremendous impact on relationships. The things we give also have a great impact on relationships.

The Easiest Popcorn Gift You Can Give November 24, 2017 13:29

Easy popcorn gifts that are "Secret Santa Approved" is what Cravings Gourmet popcorn is about. "Stocking Stuffer Cards" are a great way to put popcorn into a stocking, greeting card or add-on to any gift. It is a punch card gift certificate. The receiver gets to choose the popcorn they like and they can get it when they want to get it. That's easy!

Create a popcorn bar Martha Stewart would be proud of September 7, 2017 10:36

So you want to have a popcorn bar at your wedding reception? I am sure Martha Stewart has many tips about how to make your popcorn bar as glamorous as a Hollywood wedding. You can make a popcorn bar as cool or themed as you wish, just check out the Cravings Pinterest page to see all that you can do.

One of the most popular trends in weddings is a popcorn bar. A fun way to give guests something tasty to munch on without busting the budget. I won't bore you with useless statistics about the average cost of a wedding these days. You already know it costs an arm and a leg. 

How much popcorn do you need to feed 100 people? Well the answer is not complicated. We have this handy guide located on the Cravings Gourmet Popcorn site. There are simple calculations on how much to buy, flavor recommendations and much more.

Seriously, should you buy more popcorn if you are serving alcohol? What if the party is a stuffy affair? How many flavors do you need? We have all of the answers to your questions.