Cost Of Popcorn Spikes The cost of popcorn is up. A movie theater owner in Ohio says he pays 50 percent more for a bag of popcorn than he did in early 2008. Farmers say fertilizer costs are up. And a popcorn maker in Indiana is looking to cut costs.
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Cost Of Popcorn Spikes

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Charles Profit (left) and Dale Profit grow corn at Agracola Farms in Van Wert, Ohio. They say their cost of fertilizer is up. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Charles Profit (left) and Dale Profit grow corn at Agracola Farms in Van Wert, Ohio. They say their cost of fertilizer is up.

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The cost of popcorn is up. Jim Boyd, a movie theater owner in Van Wert, Ohio, says he pays 50 percent more for a bag of popcorn than he did at the beginning of 2008.

Farmers Dale and Charles Profit say their fertilizer costs have increased.

And Will Weaver, CEO of Weaver Popcorn, in Van Buren, Ind., says he is looking at every aspect of his business to find ways he can cut costs.