Designed with key features found in our larger poppers, the Merchant delivers increased popcorn production with a high performance, 16 oz nickel-plated, all-steel kettle equipped with Cretors’ convenient kettle dump and return system. A favorite among mid-sized concession operators, this machine’s compact footprint satisfies the need for increased production while taking up minimal concession space.

  • Automatic cover lift
  • Welded stainless-steel frame and cabinet
  • LED sign available on customer side only


  • Clean-in-place, nickel plated, all-steel kettle
  • One-piece lid ensures maximum corn expansion
  • Direct drive agitator motor provides longer motor life
  • Cycling pilot light indicator
  • Illuminated eye-level rocker switches
  • Dual-stage disposable filter system on Merchant
  • Single-stage washable filter system on Econo-Merchant
  • Clean out drawer
  • Internal heat lamps and heated corn deck
  • 35 lb tilt-out corn bin
  • Equipped for direct oil feed, use with automatic oil pump
  • Exclusive counter-balance kettle dump and return system (excluding Econo-Merchant)
  • Circulating hot air Cornditioner system to keep popcorn warm, dry and crisp
  • LED lighted sign on Merchant only
  • Automatic jump up kettle lid on Merchant only