An estimated 30 to 40-percent of the country’s popcorn fields went unplanted this spring as a result of the record-breaking rains. And those that were planted? They aren’t growing well.
But don’t worry, your local theater probably isn’t going to run out of popcorn… but it may be a little more pricey. Prices may reportedly rise by “10 to 20 percent” because of the shortage.