ABC Affiliate KVUE Feature for BHM 2020

Across Austin, the number of black-owned businesses is on the rise, but it’s still relatively low. According to the City‘s Small and Minority Business Resource Department, in 2019 there were 194 certified black-


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Pops with Flavor

With $53 in her bank account, De Juana “De J.” Lozada took a chance on a new beginning, though she believes she may have had some help from above.


Spectrum News Highlights Grand Opening

De J. Lozada started selling Soul Popped Popcorn back in 2016 after deciding nobody in the market was making popcorn in an original way. 


Mention in the root

holiday guide for black cinephiles

Of course, movies are synonymous with popcorn, and Soul Popped is perhaps the blackest brand we’ve heard of yet. Drawing its flavor profiles from soul food favorites like fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, banana pudding and dill sour pickles (and yes, classic butter is still an option), this 100% vegetarian black-owned brand is sure to put a down-home spin on movie night.


Meet the Queen of Soul (Popped Popcorn)

Soulciti shares the love

lavorsome, colorful kernels are popping up in Austin and soon – all across the nation. Soul Popped Gourmet Popcorn is a “Soul Food Inspired” healthy snack filled with the savory flavor of culture. “Conceived in 100% organic coconut oil,” Soul Popped is made from simple, premium and natural ingredients.   


NYT: A funny thing happened in australia

soul popped goes international

Peter and owner De J. Lozada are already working with Amazon in Australia to bring his soul food-inspired snack, Soul Popped Popcorn, to the market. Peter plans to visit with his wife before she gives birth in January.