What Food Did The Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman dedicate the entire month of October to in 1999?
Popcorn National Popcorn Month became an officially recognized celebration when Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman dedicated the entire month of October as National Popcorn Poppin' Month in 1999. Popcorn is a treat enjoyed around the world but it is big business in the United States. Americans will consume, on average, some 16 billion quarts of it every year. Popcorn is the staple snack food for people enjoying a night out at the movies, a tradition that is a boon for the popcorn industry.