From Costco Success to New Bags and a New Name — snack

Black entrepreneur gets things popping with Whole Foods and Costco stores

Black entrepreneur gets things popping with Whole Foods and Costco stores

By D. Kevin McNeir
Contributing Writer

(Special to the NNPA  from The Washington Informer) –

Popcorn has become one of America’s favorite snack foods.

And with a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, one local businesswoman said she’s finally “popping her way to success.”

“We moved 756 units which equates to 2,500 bags of air-popped popcorn in a four-day period while participating in the Costco Roadshow in Maryland last week and naturally we’re pleased with the public’s response to our product,” said Dr. Renette Dallas, a practicing, traditional naturopath who founded...