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EXTRA EXTRA LARGE TIN 100 POUND CONTAINER 18 INCHES IN HEIGHT 15 INCHES IN DIAMETERAMERICAN WONDER JOLLY TIME POP CORN.HistoryThe JOLLY TIME® Pop Corn brand was born in 1914 when Cloid H. Smith founded the American Pop Corn Company. Cloid, and his son, Howard, shelled and packaged the first JOLLY TIME® Pop Corn by hand in the basement of their home in Sioux City, Iowa. Prior to 1914, all popcorn was sold in bulk and, as a rule, not found in the grocery store at all. At that time, popcorn was a novelty for most people. It was primarily a gardener’s hobby – grown for a family’s enjoyment – or only available directly from the farmer.Cloid grew up in “popcorn farm country,” about 60 miles east of Sioux City. He enjoyed the snack as a child and, as a young businessman, recognized the potential for a company that could offer this treat to the average American family.The business was an instant success. In its first year of operation, over 75,000 pounds of JOLLY TIME® Pop Corn were sold.