FRANKFORT, Ky. - This baseball season, you can add Kentucky Proud Popcorn to your starting lineup of Kentucky Proud foods and snacks at minor league parks in Florence, Lexington, and Louisville.
"Kentucky Proud Popcorn has been a big hit at home games of the Florence Freedom and the Lexington Legends, and this week it will debut for its rookie season with the Louisville Bats," Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said. "Kentucky Proud Popcorn is a fresh, delicious product grown right here in Kentucky. You can buy Kentucky Proud Popcorn knowing that you're helping Kentucky farmers earn a living."
Kentucky Proud Popcorn is a premium popcorn product made from corn grown by western Kentucky farm families and processed in Murray by Preferred Popcorn.
The ballparks will post signage at concession stands to promote Kentucky Proud Popcorn. The signs will include images of two of the farm families that grow the popcorn.
The Louisville Bats will open their 2015 season Thursday against the Toledo Mud Hens at Slugger Field. The Florence Freedom are scheduled to play their home opener April 14 against the Joliet Jammers at UC Health Stadium. The Lexington Legends' first home game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark is set for April 16 against the West Virginia Power.
Fans can enjoy Kentucky Proud Popcorn at the ballpark or at home. Kentucky Proud Popcorn is available at 88 Kroger stores in Kentucky. To read the Kentucky Proud Popcorn story, go to www.kyproudpopcorn.com.