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What Size Popper Do I Need?

This is a common question that is asked to help determine what size machine is needed.

Decide which size suits your needs. Popcorn machines are organized by kettle size: the amount of popcorn they pop during one three-minute popping cycle. For example, a 6 oz. popcorn machine will pop six ounces of popcorn in three minutes. One ounce of popcorn will yield one small individual serving. Our popcorn machines can have up to 20 popping cycles per hour if run non-stop. Therefore, a popcorn machine can pop up to 120 one-ounce servings per hour. (6 ounces x 20 cycles = 120 one-ounce servings per hour).

Ounces x cycles = # of one-ounce servings per hour
Use this easy formula to calculate the number of serving sizes for other kettles.

6 oz kettle = 120 one-ounce servings per hour

8 oz kettle = 160 one-ounce servings per hour

12 oz kettle = 240 one-ounce servings per hour

16 oz kettle = 380 one-ounce servings per hour

20 oz kettle = 400 one-ounce servings per hour

32 oz kettle = 640 one-ounce servings per hour

48 oz kettle = 960 one-ounce servings per hour

60 oz kettle = 1,200 one-ounce servings per hour