Great Northern Popcorn Hot Air Popper Review

great-northern-popcorn-hot-air-popperOVERVIEW

This Great Northern Popcorn Hot Air Popper can make a large about of oil-free popcorn in a very short time. Therefore, you can use it to get a large amount of tasty popcorn in several minutes. However, a few kernels cannot be popped effectively.

PROS

The capacity of this machine is 18 cups and with this machine, you can get up to 18 cups of hot and fresh popcorn within 3 minutes.

CONS

It has an electrical cord that is 45 inches long. The cord is the longest and may pose some hazards.

Features

  • Produce up to 18 cups of hot, fresh and gourmet corn within 2.5 minutes
  • Pops much faster than a microwave and pops 30% faster than other popcorn makers
  • Use gourmet popcorn or regular popcorn and this can save 70% over microwave bags.
  • No oil needed to pop and 42% less calories of the popped corn
  • Cover and base are easy to clean.
  • A butter meter is also included and it can double as a measure cup.
  • Chute directs hot and fresh popcorn into the bowl

PERFORMANCE

This best popcorn maker can make 18 cups of hot and fresh popcorn in less than 2.5 minutes. If you are an impatient person, this maker will not disappoint you. If you use name-brand popcorn, this machine can make about 16 cups of popcorn at a time. If you use cheap popcorn, the result will be better. The whole popping process is very fast and the popcorn tastes terrific.

The only problem about this machine is that about 1/4 teaspoon of kernels will be left unpopped. This means it results in a little waste. If you use a tall-sided bowl, the result will be better, as some popped kernels will stray and will not enter the bowl. However, actually, this is not a big problem. Most popcorn makers have similar problems and the waste is only a little.

It has an electrical cord which is 45” long. This is the longest cord we ever met in the field of popcorn poppers. The longer cord means more flexibility you can get, since you can put the machine far away from the outlet. However, everything has two sides. This long cord may pose some safety hazards. For example, the longer cord means it is possible for children to pull on it or for someone to trip on it.

Although this machine has some removable parts, they are not dishwasher safe. This doesn’t mean they are not easy to clean. The fact is that they are easy to clean. After each popping process, you only need to use a little soap and water to wash its top and chute quickly and wipes its base. That’s all.

This machine comes with a 1-year warranty – a standard warranty similar to other best popcorn poppers. If you met some difficulties, you can feel freely to contact its customer service by phone and email. Its user manual also comes with the most frequent problems you may meet during the daily use and you can check it first. On its website, it also offers FAQs. On its website, there is no recipe. This is not strange, because you can find so many popcorn recipes by searching on Google.

The Bottom Line

The Great Northern Popcorn Hot Air Popper is one of the most popular popcorn popper on Amazon. And it has over 1,000 customer reviews for you to check. And it is a hot air popper, which means the popcorn it produces is much healthier than the one produced by the hot-oil popcorn popper.

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