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Preferred Popcorn Celebrates 20 Years of International Success
Preferred Popcorn has grown from humble beginnings when a handful of farmers started their own company to market the popcorn they grew to an international company that does business in more than 70 countries.
Growing Trade with Mexico and Vietnam
Trade missions are one of the top ways we can grow Nebraska. With 95 percent of the world’s population living beyond our borders, there are billions of potential customers around the world. When it comes to trade, Nebraska’s ag products are some of our top exports.
Governor leads trade mission to Mexico
“This trade mission was designed to promote Nebraska agriculture, and the delegation represented key commodity groups in the state,” said Director Wellman. “When state leaders and commodity groups come together like this, it shows the world that Nebraska values agriculture, recognizes the importance of trade, and is a great place to do business.”
Growing Popcorn Takes Extra Time, Attention to Detail
Getting popcorn from the fields to your hands takes a lot of work.
Back to Our Roots
Multi-generational farmers adopt new-fashioned ways of growing old-fashioned popcorn.
Preferred Popcorn Receives Grant to Expand Business
Preferred Popcorn has received Nebraska's first Economic Opportunity Grant.
Preferred Popcorn Breaks Ground for Expansion
The expansion is expected to add 22,500 square feet to Preferred Popcorn’s Chapman plant and more than double its operational capacity. It will also add 10 new employees and growing opportunities for area farmers who contract to grow popcorn for Preferred Popcorn.
Gov. Ricketts Announces Contract to Sell Preferred Popcorn in China
“Preferred Popcorn is a great example of a Nebraska agribusiness successfully supplying and marketing one of our state’s high-quality commodities in China.”
China's growing appetite for Nebraska beef, pork, popcorn benefits farmers
A snack Americans love and Nebraska farmers grow is headed in greater volume to China.
Preferred Popcorn expands to China
Preferred Popcorn founder talks about the importance of trade and announces a new office in China.
Preferred Popcorn Moves into Organic Category with K&W Acquistion
US popcorn maker Preferred Popcorn has snapped up local organic popcorn supplier K&W Popcorn.
Preferred Popcorn Moves into Organic Market with K&W Acquistion
US manufacturer Preferred Popcorn has acquired its first organic production facility.
Nebraska Popcorn Company Buys Missouri Competitor
Preferred Popcorn LLC of Chapman, NE announced it has purchased K&W Popcorn, an organic popcorn maker based in Trenton, MO.
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