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Popped Culture


popcorn with a purpose

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Popped Culture


popcorn with a purpose

Meet our POPrietor. The popcorn kid.

Mark R. Wieder, Esq. is the owner and sole POPrietor of Popped Culture. Mark left his career as an attorney to get things poppin' elsewhere! Leaving in search of passion and purpose in his life, he now helps local youths tackle the problems they face at home with the help of foreign concepts he learned abroad.

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Poppin' with a purpose. One kernel at a time.

Popped Culture is a social enterprise. We pop and sell sweet, artisan popcorn with unique flavor combinations while mentoring youths.

It's Popcorn With A Purpose.®

Our young POPerators get paid to sell their popped products directly to customers, to businesses, and to shoppers online while they learn business and life skills through our POPrietary POP Academy.

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Popped Culture popcorn. Our popped products.

We pop and sell sweet, artisan popcorn with unique flavor combinations. Our tasty popcorn snacks come wrapped in pop art designed by local artists and adorned with witty, pop culture names like Godfather's Garlic Parm, Spicy Lime Hot Mess, Coconut Lime Baewatch, and American Apple Pie. (We hear Stiffler's mom approves.)

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Our Goals


create social change for at-risk youth entrepreneurs

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Our Goals


create social change for at-risk youth entrepreneurs

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Popped Culture use sustainable strategies and smart business principles to help those in need. Specific Goals, Policies, and Strategies help us pursue our mission. Popped Culture defines Goals as the primary areas around which the Company will implement its vision and form the basis of its operations. Policies are statements of intent. Strategies represent approaches for implementing Polices and should evolve over time as new tools emerge, new processes are designed, and the benefits and risks change.

Goal 1: Support social change.

Policy 1.1: Provide low-income or underserved children and youths with beneficial products or services.
Policy 1.2: Promote education and professional skill development.

Strategy 1.1: Engage local non-profits, schools, and key stakeholders about kids’ needs.
Strategy 1.2: Partner with local learning institutions.
Strategy 1.3: Increase the capacity of entities with a public benefit purpose.
Strategy 1.4: Effectively communicate company values immediately and at a glance.

Goal 2: Deliver thoughtful, high quality popcorn products.

Policy 2.1: Quality is of utmost importance.
Policy 2.2: Ingredients showcase local tastes.

Strategy 2.1: Use unique flavor combinations.
Strategy 2.2: Customers feedback dictates direction.
Strategy 2.3: Provide exceptional service.
Strategy 2.4: Assessed through consumer reviews.
Strategy 2.5: Build strong relationships with suppliers.
Strategy 2.6: Standardize processes to ensure consistency.

 

Goal 3: Steadily monitor sustainability initiatives.

Policy 3.1: Follow the 3P framework (people, planet, profit).
Policy 3.2: Commitment to environmental stewardship and conservation.

Strategy 3.1: Determine pros and cons of using local products.
Strategy 3.2: Potential to label products as organic, non-GMO, dairy free, and gluten-free.
Strategy 3.3: Operate in a waste-reducing manner.
Strategy 3.4: Minimize the use of nonrenewable resources.
Strategy 3.5: Build partnerships with key stakeholders in the community.

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Get


get Popped Culture artisan kettle corn, caramel corn, popcorn, and apparel online

Get


get Popped Culture artisan kettle corn, caramel corn, popcorn, and apparel online

KETTLE CORN

(popcorn, cane sugar, canola oil, salt)

Caramel Corn

(popcorn, cane sugar, light brown sugar, canola oil, salt)

POPCORN

(popcorn, canola oil, salt)

merch

(limited edition apparel & accessories)

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Our Team


meet the team

Our Team


meet the team

mark (chella) wieder

the poprietor

Likes to get things poppin'. That's why they call him the "Popcorn Kid"!

katie (keke) harnish

the chief poperating officer

If you see a good idea, it was probably Katie's.

Casper THE GHOST DOG

barketing maven

Social media tycoon. Usually not doing things. IG @CasperNotDoingThings

cheryl (mom) Wieder

the queen of pop

Moral support and official taste-tester.