Great Northern Popcorn Roosevelt Top Antique Style Popcorn Popper

28 Jun

One of the great existential questions that humans have yet to figure out:

“Is there such a thing as too much popcorn?” 

When you are in the moment wrist-deep in a bowl of butter-doused, salt-dusted popcorn, the obvious is answer to this question is, “NO!” Hoarding handfuls of crispy goodness and wearing kernels in your teeth as if you are Lil Jon has never felt so right.

It is moments such as these when microwavable popcorn just doesn’t cut it, and you may be wishing had your very own industrial popcorn machine. Well, look no further than the Great Northern Popcorn Roosevelt Top Antique Style Popcorn Machine — woo hoo!

Let’s take a look at how this popcorn popper holds its own and rises above amongst the rest.


The Roosevelt Top Antique Style Popcorn Machine by Great Northern Popcorn provides users with a stainless steel 8 ounce kettle and produces roughly 3 gallons of popcorn per batch. As you can probably imagine, 3 gallons is quite a heaping cartful of popcorn.

Whether you are preparing this tasty concession for the lobby of your family-owned tire shop or the break room at the office, this popcorn machine will provide you, your family, and your friends with an ample amount of tasty popcorn without making endless trips to the microwave for single-serving bags of microwavable popcorn!

Clean Up

With being a goliath of a machine, one may be inclined to think that it would be hell to clean up, however, with the Roosevelt Top Antique Style Popcorn Machine, this is not the case.

Being made of heavy-duty powder coated stainless steel and tempered glass paneling, this machine requires a simple wipe down with a damp washcloth or some all-purpose cleaner to remove any smudges, debris or oil streaks left behind.

It also features a plethora of small perforations in the main deck to allow for the old maids (or unpopped kernels) to fall through into the tray below. After you raking all the unpopped kernels so that they fall through the perforations, simply pull out the tray, scoop out the old maids, give ‘er a good wipe down and she is ready for another batch. It is as simple as that!


This commercial quality machine operates on 860 watts, requires minimal assembly, and combines all of the best features that modern popcorn technology has to offer. It provides users with a stainless steel food-zone, a stainless steel kettle, a built-in warmer light, and includes exclusive components such as the old maids drawer and the heated warming deck.

The deluxe model features a 3 position control switch, as opposed to prior models which operate on 640 watts and offer a simpler 2 position control switch. The 3 positions allow for control of the spot light warmer, stirrer and pot heater, and the heated warming deck. Meaning you are in control of every aspect of your popcorn popping experience one hundred percent of the time!

The cart is complete with 18” ball bearing wheels for optimum mobility and easy transportation of your machine and it’s delicious popcorn. In the cart is ample space for storage of popcorn bags, popcorn, and any other accessories you wish to tote around with your popcorn popper. Along with the cart, an optional hand-lift and push-rail is included free of charge. Along with it’s superior design and sturdy construction, it also has the ability to easily detach from the rolling cart making it perfect for countertops or some extra space in your garage.


If you are in the market for a commercial-grade popcorn machine, then you are inherently looking for the best quality in all realms of popcorn popping. At $290.02 for both the cart and the machine on Amazon, you are making an investment that will last you ages and will provide you with optimal performance and quick-and-simple popcorn production with minimal effort and attention.

Being made of heavy-duty powder coated steel and complete with tempered glass panels, this machine is designed and constructed to withstand wear and tear from both indoor and outdoor environments and high-frequency usage.

Though for the layman it may seem expensive, for the popcorn fanatic or business owner with knack for customer service, it is a godsend considering it’s affordability and exceptional compositional quality.

Aesthetic Appeal

This machine combines both the latest modern popcorn preparing and serving technology with nostalgic aesthetics that are sure to remind you of the movie theater, the carnival, or a good ‘ol day at the ball game with your grand-pappy back in the day.

The popper is opaque silver with transparent glass paneling and is topped with a bright cardinal roof that houses the lights and control switches. The cart comes in the same red color and is fitted with two small shelves for easy preparation and serving. Wherever there is red, there is the addition of gold laced text and old-style copy that will add flare to any space or event.

The wheels of the cart are complete with gold rims and spokes that complement and enhance the overall beauty of the machine and are sure to catch the eyes of any passersby!


After this in-depth scrutiny of the Great Northern Popcorn Roosevelt Top Antique Style Popcorn Machine, I have to say, I am very impressed with it in every aspect of it’s delivery and performance.

Though it is quite expensive in comparison to domestic popcorn poppers, for those who are enthusiastic about the tasty American favorite or the small business owner, this popper is steal!

Made of high quality materials, complete with every feature you could ask for, and versatile in it’s capabilities to provide portable popcorn services as well as that suitable for static environments with less movement, this popcorn machine will provide you with torrents of deliciously perfect popcorn in just a matter of minutes with minimal cleanup and assembly, and will turn heads with it’s beautifully reminiscent exterior and modern approach to popcorn production.


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