POPCORN FACTS AND
HERE COMES YOUR DREAM DIET
Both the American Dietetic Association and the American Diabetes Association say that popcorn can be exchanged for bread for people on weight control diets.
LORD OF THE SNACKS
Popcorn has more protein than any other cereal grain.It also has more iron than eggs or roast beef. It has more fiber than pretzels or potato chips. It is the only snack that is 100% unprocessed whole grain.
Popped corn contains large amounts of protein, vitamins, and minerals. It helps to build bones and muscle tissues and assists in digestion. Popcorn contains more antioxidants than fruit and vegetables. Most of the nutrients are found in the “hull” or shell rather than the fluffy, white part.
EVEN OUR ANCESTORSHAVE LOVED IT
A 1,700-year-old funeral urn was discovered in Mexico that shows a corn god wearing a popcorn headdress.
THE GHOST WHISPERER
American Indians used to believe that spirits peacefully lived inside each popcorn kernel. When the kernels were heated, the spirits would get so angry that their “houses” would start to shake. When it got too hot, the spirits broke out of their houses in a very angry burst of steam.
Christopher Columbus allegedly introduced popcorn to the Europeans in the late 15th century.
REAL MOVIE EXPERIENCE IN YOUR HOME
Jim Watkins sells his first bag of microwave popcorn. Jim pioneered microwave popcorn in the late 1970’s at his first company, Golden Valley Foods.
SIMPLY THE BEST
Popz was the clear winner of the Danish Popcorn Test in Denmark's biggest and most broadly distributed newspaperwith the following comments from two chefs and the Instructor from the Hotel and Restaurant School of Copenhagen: "They taste just like popcorn should taste like. They taste like nostalgia. They are winning due to their crispyness"
THE QUALITY CHAMPION
Popz’ attention to quality production has resulted in Popz being awarded the highest BRC Global Standard-Food (issues 5) certification in January 2006. Popz first attempt to gain BRC recognition resulted in our rating being a grade ‘A’ which is their best grade and is rarely awarded on a first attempt.