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Harkins Theatres Popcorn Hits Arizona Grocery Store Shelves

Now you can now get the buttery taste of Harkins popcorn whenever you want — without paying to see the most recent Marvel movie or whatever you’re looking forward to most.

Catch up on your couch with all the movies you missed in theaters without missing your favorite snack. Harkins Theatres announced that they’re going to start selling five flavors of popcorn: kettle corn, creamy caramel, cheddar cheese, white cheddar and classic movie theater butter.

Currently, you can find the iconic local favorite at Fry’s food stores, Bashas and Circle K, with more locations to come.

And if you want to gripe that it’s not the same outside of the theater, owner Dan Harkins said that they’ve been in the popcorn business as long as they’ve been in the movie theater business.

"We are incredibly passionate about our popcorn and are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring this new product line to grocery and convenience stores," said Harkins in a press release.

What's your favorite movie snack? Let us know at [email protected].

Amanda Luberto was born in California but considers herself a native to the Valley of the Sun. She started as a producer at KJZZ in October 2017, but also interned in the newsroom as a student. She is a proud alumna of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.She has been interested in radio since starting school in 2013. She spent two years as the music director for ASU’s college station, Blaze Radio, and one year as station manager. She spent time as a music programming intern in Washington, D.C., at Sirius XM and as a tech broadcaster for Cronkite News on Arizona PBS. Luberto is dedicated and passionate about quality local storytelling and original content broadcasting.Luberto also spent years as the co-founder and chapter leader of Arizona State University’s chapter of I Am That Girl, an international women’s empowerment organization focused on the collaboration of women and building self-love. She believes in the strength of women supporting women.Her favorite podcast episode is This American Life’s “Fermi’s Paradox,” and she highly suggests you listen to it. Off air, you can find Luberto adding to her list of concerts attended, sipping at a local coffee shop or cheering on the Arizona Coyotes.