Make it pop! It’s National Popcorn Day

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

(CNN) — Here’s your excuse to be a little corny. Monday is National Popcorn Day, so pop some fresh popcorn — and enjoy.

According to the Popcorn Board, Americans eat about 16 billion quarts of popped popcorn each year. That equals to about 13 gallons per man, woman and child. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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