So you manage a small community corner cafe or run a spaza shop from your home or even have a mobile shop, well you are in for a treat because popcorn is an affordable way to extend your product offering but at the same time attract new clientele. During childhood, popcorn was the first thing which strikes our mind when we hear the word cinema, today it is found at schools, shops and small mobile vendors. Don’t underestimate that the tradition of eating popcorn during a weekend movie or at movie houses still continues.

Popcorn has become a very popular snack amongst both adults and children as you find the self-help microwave packets on our shelves, today. This does indicate that there is a demand for this and it is because of this that you should consider expanding the product range in your business. The smell of freshly popped popcorn is an absolute treat to the nose and immediately your body starts to crave for popcorn, especially with a salted butter spice. Well, it’s this same said reason why many companies use this as an insensitive for shopping at their stores, especially when you have your children with you.

Popcorn is not only enjoyed at cinemas but can be seen at community festivals, local schools, carnivals and it’s just a great snack when travelling in general. A great idea, therefore, would be to acquire your business a popcorn machine and have this available to your clients when they are in-store purchasing, we know the children would simply love this.


The packaging is the thing which differentiates your products from those of competitors. Ensure that you have your brand name and logo printed on popcorn boxes to make your products more recognizable.

  • Popcorn Maker – this can be purchased from CaterWize directly.
  • Corn – As corn is the main ingredient, you will need to find a reliable supplier. Fortunately, if you do run out of supplies, this is an item with is widely available and many outlets.
  • Spices like salt, sugar, and butter. Sprinkles of spice is all part of the experience, the shakes of the spice then the box.

If you would like to find out more on how CaterWize can provide you with advice on acquiring the popcorn makers, please do not hesitate to speak to CaterWize today to find out more about our products and services we can offer you.