Taking in a blockbuster movie this summer will cost you $12. But the small bucket of popcorn you enjoy while you're watching will cost around $5.50 — that's more per ounce than filet mignon.
University of California-Irvine professor Richard McKenzie wrote a book about popcorn — but even he doesn't know how much it actually costs to make.
"Those are trade secrets, nobody's going to allow me any access to their records simply because I may spill the beans," he said.
But, he's a professor,...Full Story