Popcorn powerhouse named Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year

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Preferred Popcorn of Chapman was named the 2019 Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year for small-sized manufacturers Nov. 19. The honor, given by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, is well deserved according to the organization’s president.
“Preferred Popcorn is sort of exactly the kind of company that you would want to give this award to because it is in the ag manufacturing processing area. Here is a company that is a relatively smaller company in some senses, but is really an important player in the global market and its industry,” said Bryan Slone. “And what they’ve done is develop some technology, some marketing, some packaging, some processes to really be a global leader in their particular industry and it is really remarkable.”

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