The Taste of Garrett Popcorn

A Chicago Tradition since 1949, Garrett Popcorn is one of the most well-known popcorn shops around the world. Credits: Google Images

If you’re a popcorn lover, you probably already came across Garrett Popcorn by now. But for those of you who aren’t familiar with Garrett, here are some things to know first: Garrett popcorn is one of the world’s most well-known popcorn shops, originating in Chicago in 1949.  Not only is Garrett Popcorn desired by anyone craving for snacks, it’s a perfect gift to give during special occasions as well.

But what makes Garrett Popcorn so special?

By no doubt, it’s the unique, finger-licking good flavours! In Garrett, there is a plethora of flavours to choose from, so here are some advices on what flavours to get the next time you visit the shop:

1.The Chicago Mix

The Chicago Mix. Credits: Garrett Popcorn

The Chicago Mix is one of the best-selling items of Garrett Popcorn: it’s a good balance of the Caramel Crisp and Cheese Corn flavour. Together, it’s a blend of sweet from the caramel and brown sugar flavour of Caramel Crisp and the cheddar cheese flavour of Cheese Corn.

2. Cocoa Caramel Crisp

Cocoa Caramel Crisp. Credits: Garrett Popcorn

This is a limited edition flavour only available during holidays like Christmas; nevertheless, it’s one proud menu of Garrett. The Cocoa Caramel Crisp flavour is the Caramel Crisp flavoured popcorn dipped in chocolate. So if you’re craving for something extra sweet during Christmas, go for this flavour!

3. Spicy Cheese Corn

Spicy Cheese Corn. Credits: Google Images

Chilli and Cheese Corn– it might sound like a weird combination– but it’s a flavour worth trying. If you’re looking for something exotic, this is it for you: a blend of chili powder mixed with freshly melted cheddar cheese is not only unique, but it is one that will make you lick the powders off your fingers.

4. Macadamia Caramel Crisp

Macadamia CaramelCrisp. Credits: Garrett Popcorn

The Caramel Crisp flavour is already one that is tantalising, but if you’re looking for an additional kick to this flavour, the Macadamia Caramel Crisp is one worth tasting. The Macadamia nuts add a tropical flavour to the already sweet popcorn, and it is a flavour that is hard to find in any other popcorn shops around the world.

Comment below your favourite popcorn flavours you like to get at Garrett Popcorn!

Author: Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee is currently a junior, and this is her first year as a reporter for The Eye. This is her sixth year studying in Singapore American School, and despite coming from a Korean, American, and Hong Kong background, she considers Singapore her home. In her free time, she loves to indulge in bubble tea and consume food from all kinds of cuisine. In addition, she finds happiness in travelling around the globe and exposing herself to different cultures. She can be contacted at

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