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Elan Amir is the Founder of PodiPop, a South Indian-inspired popcorn company. They use a nutrient-dense multi-colored heirloom popcorn kernel allowing for better digestion. 



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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • [0:50] What is PodiPop?
  • [1:42] Where did Elan and his wife come up with the idea?
  • [3:34] The company is poised to grow
  • [4:00] Elan’s food podcast helped him learn
  • [5:07] The feedback they have been getting on PodiPop
  • [7:18] What is next for PodiPop?
  • [8:46] Where to learn more

In this episode…

Popcorn is a settled food, right? There isn’t anything new to bring to the genre, is there? Wrong! Elan Amir and his wife have something new for popcorn lovers, and they are set to take it to the world. The product is inspired by popcorn that Elan’s wife would eat in India during her Yoga training. Their recipe has five grams of protein per serving and is organic, gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, and soon to be kosher certified.

So how did that translate into PodiPop? The idea for the company did not happen right away, but after watching an episode of Shark Tank where a woman found investors for an oatmeal pop, the wheels were set in motion. More inspiration was found in the growing popcorn industry at large, which Elan says will almost double by 2023.

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