Preferred Popcorn to double capacity

Forty years after pouring his first bag of popcorn seed into a six-row planter, Norm Krug turned the first shovel of dirt Thursday on an expansion project designed to double the production capacity at Preferred Popcorn LLC.
The Merrick County facility, located just west of Chapman, contracts with farmers throughout central Nebraska, including several in Hamilton County, to grow popcorn sold all over the world. Read more in this week's print or e-editions.


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