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Monday, August 31, 2009

Snacktion: Gold Rush Kettle Corn

Posted By on Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 9:00 AM

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Name: Kettle Corn
Brand: Gold Rush
Origin: Benicia
Found at: Other Avenues (3930 Judah at 44th Ave.)
Cost: $3.99
Ingredients: Organic popcorn, organic expeller pressed soybean oil, organic evaporated cane juice, sea salt.
Calories per serving: 150
The word: From Bay Area farmers' markets to wide-screen distribution at retail spots like Whole Foods and Long's Drugs, Gold Rush kettle corn is a local, independent success story. 
Tasting notes: In contrast to the many cloying kettle corn varieties on the market, these fat, addictive kernels hold a mercifully light and sweet glaze.
Buy it again? Mos def.
Extra credit: If sugar isn't on the agenda, Gold Rush's newer sea salted variety hits the spot.

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