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A Kernel in Time

The Story of Orville Redenbacher
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1907

Orville Clarence Redenbacher, was born on a farm in Indiana.

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1920’s

As a grade school student, he earned money by growing and selling popcorn.

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1930’s

After studying agriculture at Purdue University, Orville Redenbacher taught agriculture in high school. However, his fascination with popcorn kept popping.

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1965

Just Right! Orville Redenbacher finally perfected his popping corn! It’s the lightest and fluffiest popcorn with a significantly higher popped to un-popped ratio.

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1983

Orville Redenbacher’s® Popcorn introduces the first shelf-stable microwave popcorn. You’re welcome!

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1995

Although he passed away at the age of 88, Orville Redenbacher continues to live on through his delicious popcorn that just keeps on popping!

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2005

Orville Redenbacher’s® Popcorn introduces Smart Pop!*, Canada’s first trans-fat free popcorn!

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2007

Orville Redenbacher’s® shakes up snacking with the introduction of Flavour Shakers.

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2012

Orville Redenbacher’s® Pop Up Bowl™ Popcorn was launched to revolutionize popcorn snacking! The bag transforms into a bowl for easy sharing and easy clean up!

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2013

Orville Redenbacher’s® expands its popcorn offerings into the Salty Snack category with the launch of 4 delicious new Ready-to-Eat Popcorn flavours- White Cheddar, Sweet & Salty Kettlecorn, Dill Pickle and Chipotle White Cheddar.

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2015

The evolution of popcorn continues with Orville Redenbacher’s® Popcorn Chips! Part popcorn, part chip, all delicious. Snack time will never be the same.

WHAT’S NEXT?

You’ll have to wait and see...