Preferred Popcorn named Small Manufacturer of the Year

CHAPMAN, Neb. (KSNB) - Preferred Popcorn out of Chapman is gaining statewide attention after being named the Small Manufacturer of the Year.

They say they had no idea it was coming, but are very thankful to be recognized for their hard work to bring value to Nebraska agriculture. For the last 21 years the company has sent products out to all 50 states and more than 70 countries getting Nebraska worldwide attention.

"We are taking a Nebraska product raised here in Merrick County and in other counties throughout the state and adding value to that and adding jobs and employing people in this great state," President and CEO Norm Krug said.

They also sell their products locally at grocery stores like HyVee or Super Saver. They also just recently started selling online on Amazon.