If history is to be looked, than the beginnings of popcorn is traced back to the Native Americans, who had mastered this special food item as early as 3500 BC. But since then, it seems to have come a long way in order to become one of the most popular snack items consumed the world around. It was only befitting that such a popular snack get a special makeover, so that it takes a place in the record books for the world to see. Berco’s Billion dollar popcorn has done precisely that, by creating a golden snack version, making it most expensive the world over.
Ingredients- Organic sugar for caramel, Butter (from Vermont Creamery), Nielsen Massey Bourbon Vanilla, the world’s most expensive salt, Laeso and garnished with 23K edible gold flakes.
This particular salt has been derived by processes which are over 1000 years old, and are traced back to the Danish Island of Laeso. Since production is limited to this small, procuring the same becomes rather difficult, thus making the variety rather expensive. However, the rates for this variety of popcorn are as follows: 1 Quart: $100, 1 Gallon: $250, 2 Gallons: $500, 6.5 Gallons: $1,000. There are also 3 others varieties available with Berco’s:
· Caramel Corn
The caramel used in the variety is made using organic sugar and butter, salt, and vanilla. The prices for various quantities are as follows: 1 quart: $7.50, 1 Gallon: $30, 2 Gallons: $57, 6.5 Gallons: $130.
· Big time butter
Due to the many varieties available today, this variety of popcorn isn’t usually the chosen one, but since Berco’s is making it, it truly unique. From what we gather, organic butter does the trick this time. Pricing for various quantities are as follows: 1 quart: $7, 1 Gallon: $27, 2 Gallons: $48, 6.5 Gallons: $110
· Pretty and Skinny
To put it simply: this variety has some rare salt added and nothing more! In order to keep the health conscious happy and satisfied, this variety has no additives in terms of caramel, butter, or even vanilla. The pricing is as follows: 1 Quart: $7, 1 Gallon: $27, 2 Gallons: $47, 6.5 Gallons: $110.
Custom Tin: For the popcorn-lovers who want them all, the company also offers a option to order a "Custom Tin." You can select any three different flavors of these gourmet popcorns and split them just the way you you want!