Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn Honors Ron Santo, National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn Honors Ron Santo, National Baseball Hall of Fame InductionLimited Edition, Collectible Art Popcorn Tin Pays Tribute to Santo’s Legendary Career

Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn, in partnership with the Chicago Cubs and renowned sports artist John Hanley, is proud to release their first limited edition, collectible art popcorn tin commemorating Ron Santo’s legendary career and his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 22, 2012.

A limited edition Ron Santo baseball card featuring his career stats was also created as part of this commemorative release and is included inside every collectible art popcorn tin purchased. Sold exclusively through Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn, this collectible one gallon tin is currently available at their Michigan Avenue and State Street stores or online at The Ron Santo Hall of Fame tin is the first in a series of limited edition collectible art popcorn tins that are slated for future release, each one honoring a different Chicago pro sports legend. 

“We’re proud to partner with Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn to create an exciting collector’s tin and baseball card featuring Hall of Famer Ron Santo for our fans,” said Wally Hayward, executive vice president, chief sales and marketing officer, Chicago Cubs. A special discount offer for fans is currently appearing in promotional ads on

Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn is hitting yet another home run with Cubs fans this month as free samples of their gourmet popcorn and coupons will be handed out to fans attending home games on Friday, July 13 (vs. D-backs) and on Ron Santo Day, Friday, July 27 (vs. Cardinals). Additionally, the commemorative tins will be available for purchase from a kiosk stationed near the Ron Santo statue outside Wrigley Field both pre and post-game on these dates.

Wrigley Field now serves Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn in the PNC Club of Chicago, in all the Mezzanine Suites, and it is also included in the Dessert Carts that serve the Suites.

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Chicago Kernel Gourmet PopcornOften called “The City’s Best Kept Secret” by their loyal customers, Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn has raised the bar for gourmet popcorn made in Chicago – setting higher standards for taste, quality and customer service. Chicago Kernel is known for their hometown pride in creating a product worthy to be named after the city where caramel corn was born. Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn is made fresh in their stores every day and is quickly becoming a “must stop” destination for both Chicagoans and visitors to the Windy City. They have stores at two convenient downtown locations: Millennium Station at 151 N. Michigan Avenue, and 800 N. State Street. Or order online at to select from eight of their gourmet flavors and receive the same made-fresh-daily delicious popcorn delivered to your door, since Chicago Kernel hand-packs and ships same day anywhere in the USA. When it comes to giving back, Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn is proud to partner with local schools, sports teams, and support community events.

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