The upscale POP Gourmet concept has gained significant momentum since its inception—and the company continues to build energy through co-branding, diversification beyond popcorn and international expansion.
After the success of their last collaboration, Metropolitan Bakery and Victory Brewing Co., both in Philadelphia, developed a new limited-edition, handmade popcorn called Metropolitan Bakery Victory Baltic Thunder Porter Popcorn.
Dale and Thomas, Englewood, N.J., which manufacturers and markets gourmet popcorn under the Dale and Thomas and Popcorn, Indiana brands, has voluntarily recalled several flavors due to a possible Listeria contamination.
Despite today’s economic problems, baked goods have remained “an affordable splurge.” Perhaps they’ve maintained that status because of the bad economy. It’s no wonder: People do tend to treat themselves sometimes when the going gets tough. Who wouldn’t when the pressure’s on?