Question: Is Flavacol Safe?

No, it does not.

It contains a USDA approved proprietary butter flavoring that is diaceyl free.

So, whether you add Flavacol to your popcorn during the popping process or sprinkle it on after popping, you can rest assured that there is no risk to your health from using Flavacol in moderation on your popcorn.

Does Flavacol contain MSG?

Flavacol does not contain diacetyl

Flavacol contains a proprietary diacetyl-free butter flavoring.

What is the butter at the movie theaters made of?

“Your movie theater butter has no butter in it,” Ballis writes, “but it does have partially hydrogenated soybean oil (aka trans fats), beta carotene (a coloring, makes carrots orange), tertiary Butylhydroquinone or TBHQ (synthetic preservative that keeps the color and texture from changing as the product sits),

How do you use Flavacol?

Measure out popcorn. Measure out Flavacol (1/4 teaspoon per 1 oz un-popped kernels or 1 teaspoon per 1/2 cup un-popped kernels – adjust as needed to your popper and taste). Add oil to popper and heat on medium to medium-high. Add Flavacol and popcorn to popper, and pop as usual.

Is Flavacol dairy free?

It’s absolute popcorn magic at its finest! They even make a “Better Butter” variety of Flavacol that is also dairy free. The trick with Flavacol is that you have to find it.