I Recommend GOPO Popcorn

I love popcorn to the point that I pick movie theaters based on their popcorn quality. As much as I love it, I think Megan loves popcorn even more–she eats Skinny Pop on a daily basis, and she has an air popper that we frequently use when watching movies at home.

So when I heard from Stonemaier fan Nicholas that his wife and him run a gourmet popcorn shop in the middle of Missouri called GOPO, I had to give it a try. A more responsible version of myself would have waited until my next visit to Kansas City, as GOPO is on the way there, but I couldn’t wait that long–I had to try the popcorn now!

GOPO always has a few seasonal flavors and crowd favorites in stock in various sizes, though I also think it’s really cool that you can order an off-season flavor as long as you buy a few bags (this makes business sense to me, as you’re asking GOPO to pop something they’re not already popping).

We tried movie theater butter (my favorite), white cheddar, cookies n cream (Megan’s favorite), and tiger stripe. Nicholas surprised us by including a sample of the dark chocolate sea salt, which was delicious too.

Also, I thought it was cool that the popcorn arrived in a special type of reusable box that we can drop off at participating stores. It’s called a Boox.

If you love fancy popcorn in a variety of flavors, I’d highly recommend GOPO. I’m excited to visit their store in Fulton later this year, as I love the idea of a popcorn bar–it looks like the store is a place to hang out, eat popcorn, and play games (opposed to just buying popcorn and leaving).

What’s your favorite fancy flavor of popcorn?

1 thought on “I Recommend GOPO Popcorn”

  1. If you like “fancy” check out Chicago’s Berco’s Billion Dollar Caramel corn! https://www.bercospopcorn.com/ though my favorite is Everything Tiger. Melt some butter in the microwave, clarify it, then toss it on the popcorn and tumble it in a bowl, then add everything bagel seasonings and a packet of kraft mac n cheese powder! Forget about staying in shape 😂


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