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Visit The Original Popped Popcorn Company in Downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Popped Popcorn Company was originally established by the Kistler family as SB Popcorn. 

In the 1970s, the Kistler’s son, Gregory, was injured in an automobile accident. Fort Smith did not have a treatment center for children at that time, so they sought treatment in a another state. Years later, the Kistler’s granddaughter was born with a birth defect, spina bifida. It was then that the Kistler family realized that Fort Smith was in need of a treatment center for children. 

The Kistler family established SB Popcorn as a source of funding for The Gregory Kistler Center. The Center has continued to make a huge regional impact since its foundation in 1978. They now serve & meet the needs of both children & adults.



We are the fourth family to own and operate
The Popped Popcorn Company. 

Over 40 years later, we continue to pop and flavor Mrs. Kistler’s gourmet popcorn recipes in the J.A. Sparks building built in 1908. In 2008, we restored the building to its original color scheme and finishes.

Come see what’s popping at 917 Garrison Avenue, and experience a unique piece of Fort Smith’s history.


A excellent place to get the best popcorn I've ever had.

For such a great price, and such nice people, this place is definitely the place to go for the best popcorn.

I'm so glad I found this popcorn store. It is so yummy!

The popcorn flavors don't come off on your fingers or get stuck in your teeth. Definitely worth the money!

Best popcorn I've ever had.

Went in there this morning & it smelled so delicious that I walked out with 3 bags of popcorn!

I've never liked cheese popcorn before.

I got a popcorn tin for Christmas and fell in love with yours!

I had custom popcorn bags & labels made for my daughter's birthday.

Family and friends loved the idea of popcorn as a party favor!

My family is now spoiled and won't eat anything else.

They never disappoint us with their awesome flavors of popcorn.
Family ran business and wonderful people.

My family loves the variety of different popcorn flavors from sweet to savory.

The cheddar cheese, dill pickle and ranch are always a huge hit for our family.
The popcorn is always fresh!

Best popcorn ever & excellent customer service.

Lots of flavors to pick from at a great price!

Great popcorn & great customer service!

I am currently on a mission to try all of the flavors & haven't been disappointed yet.

This has to be the best flavored popcorn I have ever had!

Every single time I come to town I just have to stop in and get some popcorn.

Our family received some popcorn as a Christmas gift and we are hooked!

It's delicious, and we can't wait to try more popcorn flavors.

Absolutely delicious! Wow!

Highly recommend this place for anyone who loves popcorn.

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