Almost everyone loves popcorn and popcorn sales have always been profitable, so it would be possible to earn some money if you start your own popcorn food cart business. Starting a popcorn mobile cart business is not that hard as long as you know what you’re doing. First thing you should do is to research the market for a popcorn business in your area. Consider where customers are most likely to purchase your product, and what demographic group you will target. Choose where to locate your business. And excellent locations include weekend flea markets, sports events, fairs, farmers markets and all other busy community gathering places.
Some amazing popcorn recipes are also important in your popcorn food cart business plan. And the caramel popcorn is definitely a popular one.
Things You’ll Need
7 quarts plain popped popcorn, 2 cups brown sugar, 1 cup margarine or butter, 1/2 cup light corn syrup, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp vanilla extract
Tips: Some favorite nuts can be added.
How to Make
1. Place the popcorn in 2 lightly greased baking pans.
2. Preheat the oven to 250 degree F; mix the brown sugar, corn syrup, margarine and salt in a saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until blend well (boil for 5 mins).
3. Remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda and vanilla (the mixture will become light and foamy); pour over the popcorn and stir to coat.
4. Bake in the oven for 1 hr; remove and stir well 15 mins; let cool, separate the pieces and serve.