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Where to buy good caramel corn?

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noshergal Oct 18, 2008 03:17 PM

I'm looking to purchase good and fresh caramel corn in Toronto to include in loot bags...any suggestions?? Thanks.

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  1. duckdown RE: noshergal Oct 19, 2008 07:57 AM

    I love this too when its fresh... I'd like to know also

    1. foodyDudey RE: noshergal Oct 19, 2008 08:47 AM

      I don't buy popcorcn so I'm no expert on it, but I saw a new Kernels location on Danforth near Logan and that made me think of your question. They have caramel corn, have you tried it?

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        torontofoodiegirl RE: foodyDudey Oct 19, 2008 10:33 AM

        I have to say I quite enjoy Kernels' creamy caramel popcorn.

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        beabea RE: noshergal Oct 19, 2008 10:23 AM

        Bulk Barn carries very good caramel corn - just make sure it is a busy one, so it's fresh.

        1. duckdown RE: noshergal Oct 19, 2008 10:43 AM

          kernel's is OK if it hasn't been sitting in the bin for 2 weeks.. i'm still angry about buying one of their large 2-4-1 deals (like 20 frigging bucks) and when I got the popcorn home and finally tried it, one of the flavors I got was so stale i threw it right out

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            Claire BC RE: duckdown Mar 10, 2010 02:49 PM

            That same thing happened to me with Dale and Thomas - and they're a LOT more expensive than Kernels - it was a huge gift pack of their bags with a bunch of fancy candied flavors and they were all chewy, got stuck on my teeth - gross. Caramel corn should sort of 'pop' when you first crunch through the outer coating and then you should be able to feel your teeth glide through the little popcorn cloud. That's what I like.

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            Musta RE: noshergal Nov 25, 2010 08:03 AM

            Check out Shoppers, they have a wicked version. Actually two different flavours.

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