Courtesy of De J. Lozada
De J. Lozada thinks your popcorn could use a little soul.
A single mom to two sons, a caretaker to her niece and elderly father, and unable to work due to a since-cured undiagnosed illness, Lozada had just $53 left in her bank account when she sold her first batch of gourmet popcorn in 2016.
“I chose popcorn because it was my favorite snack and I already knew how to flavor it in new and different ways,” says Lozada, who lives in Austin, Texas. “Before my illness, I always gave popcorn as love offerings to