THE CHRONICLES OF
REAL MOVIE EXPERIENCE IN YOUR HOME
Jim Watkins sells his first bag of microwave popcorn. Jim pioneered microwave popcorn in the late 1970’s at his first company, Golden Valley Foods.
POPCORN WARS EPISODE 1
Inline Packaging in Minnesota is set up with production of microwave popcorn roll stock, (the special bags that make the popcorn perform within a microwave oven). Popz USA LLC in South Carolina is set up with production of microwave popcorn. Popz is launched in June 1999 as a new popcorn brand, building on the over 250 years of combined senior management experience..
BIG IN CHINA
Pegasus China LLC, Popz’ Chinese 50:50 joint venture is established with a production facility in Shenzen. Popz is the number 1 imported brand of microwave popcorn in China.. Eight regional sales offices cover major markets.
UNITED DANISH FORCES
The joint venture was set up in Denmark with Blomberg which had more than 100 years history in the popcorn industry. The new company changes its name to Popz Denmark in our continued effort to focus on Popz Popcorn as our core products.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Sterkinekor Popz is established as a joint venture with the leading cinema group in South Africa, Sterkinekor. The aim to market Popz Popcorn in the retail business as well as in the cinemas.
The production in Denmark is moved into a state of the art newly built production facility in Debrecen, Hungary. Popz Europe Kft. The Popz plant in Hungary is the world's most modern production of microwave popcorn.