Welcome to Steinke's Gourmet Popcorn
The popcorn we grow are heirloom varieties that have been around for many years. These are the varieties
your great-great grandparents grew in their gardens to treat their families. The Black and Baby Rice
Popcorn are open pollinated varieties that have never been genetically modified.
The modern varieties of yellow and white popcorn have been bred and altered to produce large yields,
easy harvest and popping volumes. We sacrifice all that to grow varieties that focus on taste, texture
and overall eating quality. Our popcorn is harvested on the cob and dried in grain bins slowly, over
several weeks, to insure even moisture and preserve the farm fresh flavor.
Baby Rice Popcorn pops in a small kernel with an extremely tender texture that melts in your mouth.
Baby Rice is“hull-less” popcorn. The hulls are so fragile and soft, they virtually disappear during
popping. Black Popcorn pops up snow-white. It has a medium sized kernel and is very crunchy, with a
delightfully nutty flavor.
When we added a state licensed kitchen to our farm, we wanted to pop our homegrown popcorn and add flavors
to create a unique product that was unavailable anywhere else. Our flavors are created after many mistrials
and a lot of sampling and suggestions from friends and family. Our cheese popcorn is made with only
Occasionally we forget ourselves and eat a modern commercial variety of popcorn. We are quickly reminded
of what makes our popcorn special and what brings our customers back to us. The Black and Baby Rice
Popcorn varieties focus on taste, texture, and overall quality. We are absolutely sure that if you love
popcorn and give us a try, you will never return to commercially sold varieties again!