Category Archives: Ingredients

All about Kyoto Mix (It’s Back!)

Our umami tsunami is back in the shop! A cult favorite, Kyoto Mix delivers a sweet and savory blast of seaweed, miso and sesame. We were inspired to create it after one of our Hawaiian employees told us about the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Our annual Valentine’s special is back – a 75% dark chocolate drizzled over Pure Caramel popcorn. This decadent popcorn is a result of our sweet collaboration with Tache Artisan Chocolate and will be available through Feb. 16. Each pochette holds … Continue reading

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New Product: il Laborotorio del Gelato

We are thrilled to announce that we are scooping the celebrated il Laborotorio del Gelato in Pop Karma for the summer! Laborotorio was founded in our space in 95 Orchard Street before moving up the street a few blocks to its … Continue reading

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Sweet & Savory Japanese Popcorn: Kyoto Mix

One of our Popcorn Artists, Emily, hails from Hawaii. When she first started talking about the Hawaiian popcorn special (Hurricane popcorn) Chef Stephane and I listened very closely. Then we did some research and played around. The final result is … Continue reading

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Organic Popcorn for Earth Day

What does gourmet popcorn have to do with Earth Day? We choose to use organic popcorn because it is grown without artificial chemicals and fertilizers. When corn is grown conventionally, nitrogen and other chemicals are dumped onto soil to maximize … Continue reading

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Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

I love salt & vinegar fries and salt & vinegar chips. Something about the combination of fat, salt and the acrid bite of vinegar is magical. So even I was a little skeptical of salt & vinegar on our air-popped … Continue reading

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What’s that Beer in your Gingerbread Popcorn? Guinness Stout!

Who puts beer in popcorn? We do! We’d already added bourbon to our bacon popcorn so why stop there? With the holidays coming up, we knew we wanted a gingerbread popcorn. Is there anything else that provides a more immediate connection to … Continue reading

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New Fall Flavors

Chef Stephane upped the complexity for our new flavor line up, asking our Popcorn Artists to chop, crisp and grind herbs. Emily and Arielle were up for the challenge, so now our complete fall line up is in place! The new … Continue reading

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Meet our Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Frank Organics

You know that quote about how you’re judged by the company you keep? Well we’re proud to announce our first partner. Olive oil is a big deal for us as you can see in this post. So after searching high … Continue reading

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Key Ingredient: Extra Virgin Olive Oil

We are really excited about our Kickstarter campaign, but we’re more excited about our food. Besides popcorn, one of the most important ingredients at Pop Karma is… extra virgin olive oil. We love the stuff! It is critical in Mediterranean and … Continue reading

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