Cactus Corn, makers of Arizona’s iconic kettle popcorn, announced the celebration of its Silver Anniversary, simultaneously with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Cactus Corn and the Arizona D-backs have provided baseball fans with exciting kettle corn flavors and baseball for 25 years together at Chase Field.

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The first day that the Diamondbacks brought professional baseball to Arizona, Cactus Corn was popping its premium kernels as an OG concessionaire on the stadium grounds. As the excitement and fan appreciation of Arizona baseball blossomed the family-owned and operated Cactus Corn continued to pop old favorites as well as fascinating innovative flavors for D-backs fans at three Chase Field stadium concession stands.

“For 25 years, Cactus Corn has served popcorn and smiles to baseball fans at Chase Field,” said Derrick Hall, President, CEO & General Partner, Arizona Diamondbacks. “We’ve enjoyed our partnership with this Arizona family-owned business and fan-favorite concession at D-backs games since 1998.”

Home and On The Road

Cactus Corn established itself as a favorite snack for America’s Past Time at Chase Field. To introduce the wholesome low-calorie deviously delightful flavors to Arizonians beyond the ball field, Cactus Corn hit the road on the food truck circuit. Arizonians’ cravings for the pioneering flavors of Cactus Corn kettle popcorn taste sensations made them a welcome addition to Arizona food truck event experiences over the last twenty years.

Whether watching the Diamondbacks or exploring Arizona’s diverse events and community happenings, fresh-popped low calorie, healthy kettle corn is a Phoenix and State preferred snack. Fan favorite flavors include Prickly Pear, White Cheddar Jalapeños (made with homegrown peppers for the right kick), and four other exciting innovative flavors.

Expansion and Retail

The lockdown of the 2020 Arizona Diamondback Season and events caused by the pandemic began a new journey into expansion plans and retail. Chris Levandowski, CEO of Cactus Corn, and staff used the time to develop a formula and packaging that would deliver Cactus Corn Kettle Popcorn Freshness on retail shelves. Now whether watching baseball, football, basketball, or a favorite show or movie everyone can enjoy Cactus Corn without attending a baseball game or an event.

Cactus Corn Kettle Popcorn is available in select retail locations. During this 25th Anniversary Celebration year Cactus Corn is in talks with larger grocery chains for shelf space by early 2024. Follow Cactus Corn social media and subscribe to the newsletter for updated developments, new retail locations and new flavor introductions. Along with the exciting retail news, Cactus Corn is pleased to announce in this 25th Anniversary Celebration Year expansion beyond Chase Field. Over the past year the family-owned Cactus Corn staff has been busy expanding to The Footprint Center, Phoenix Zoo, and Arizona Science Center with more locations coming online soon.

Kettle Corn, Baseball, and Community

“I am proud of what Cactus Corn has accomplished over these 25 years and look forward to continuing to advance the Brand. I am thankful to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Cactus Corn as a co-partner with the Arizona Diamondbacks and wish them an exciting 25th Anniversary Season and years to come.”, commented Chris Levandowski, CEO of Cactus Corn. He continued, “I would like to thank the Chase Field Stadium fans who gave us a running start as well as every community member who tasted and loved the Cactus Corn Kettle Corn concept, and came back for more.”

About Cactus Corn: Cactus Corn was established by Mike and Sharon Levandowski in 1998.The concept was simple, produce fresh, delicious premium kettle popcorn with exciting flavors. Although Cactus Corn has grown tremendously over the past 25 years, while serving thousands of customers at Chase Field, festivals, fairs, community, and corporate events and fundraisers, it continues to be a family-owned, operated, and focused business.