I was homeless twice before my 21st birthday. Not because I didn’t like to follow rules (although what kid does, right?) or because I was troubled with any kind of addiction, but simply because for a large part of my early years, I had an unstable home life. School injected some much-needed normalcy and I took refuge there. Somehow through it all, I managed to maintain a nearly straight A average. That foundation allowed me […]
Watch the host of MSNBC’s Your Business, J.J. Ramberg, and her editor devour Soul Popped Gourmet Popcorn on-set as Founder De J. Lozada pitches to buyers from Sam’s Club. We couldn’t have paid for a better endorsement!
What does it mean to be Soul Popped? It means a lifestyle on the go with things to do and people to see with the perfect snack to take along for the ride. It means snacking healthy without all the usual boredom that comes with it. It means good times shared with family and friends and warm memories of home. These are just some of the reasons why Soul Popped is more than just another […]
We all grow up and have dreams about who we’d like to become and what we’d like to do with our lives when we’re grown. I was no different. When I was a little girl, I was certain I wanted to be an attorney and eventually serve in the U.S. Congress. Many years and twists in the road later, I find that neither of those dreams ever came true. Like most, I’m surprised by the […]
When I was a sophomore, I had to wear an oral medical device that temporarily prevented me from being first chair clarinet in the high school band. Not quite knowing what to do with me, my band teacher decided I should play cymbals for the upcoming football game — the most anticipated game of the season. I was devastated! Cymbals? Who played cymbals? Like no cool kid ever, that’s who! I wasn’t happy. Eventually, my teacher pulled me aside […]
Hello and welcome to Soul Popped Nation! This is our official blog for everything Soul Popped Gourmet Popcorn! Turn to our blog to stay up-to-date about what we’re up to, what we’re planning to do and when we’re planning to do it. Gain insights from our small but growing team, get information about our newest flavors as well as learn more about some valued customers just like you — folks we affectionately call our Soul […]