PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am


Newman's Own Organics Pop's Corn

HK$45 for 281 grams, ThreeSixty

The fat-conscious will be pleased to know that organic palm oil, and not partially hydrogenated oils or trans fatty acids, are used in this microwave popcorn. The box contains three individual 'pop and serve' bags, each packing 123 calories, 5 grams of fat and 4 grams of dietary fibre.

Verdict: light, fluffy and just salty enough, with real butter flavour.

Wild Harvest Organic Original Microwave Popcorn

HK$35 for 255 grams, ThreeSixty

This has almost the same ingredients as Newman's, sans butter, so each serving has considerably less fat at 2.5 grams, 120 calories and 4 grams of dietary fibre. If you're bored with plain popcorn, the box has a recipe to dress it up into something sweet and spicy.

Verdict: light and crisp but a bit too salty.

Organic Gold Rush Popcorn Kettle Corn

HK$27 for 141 grams, City'super

This handmade popcorn is made the old-fashioned way - one batch at a time in a fire-burning kettle - and contains just four ingredients: popcorn, expeller pressed soya bean oil, evaporated cane juice and sea salt. Each 30 gram serving packs 150 calories, 8 grams of fat and 3 grams of dietary fibre.

Verdict: with a perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness, this variety is thoroughly addictive.