Pipcorn launches nationally from the Lehigh Valley
The Pipcorn snack product was discovered in Chicago but Factory LLC in Bethlehem, an investor that helps startups in the food industry, enabled this small company to begin selling nationally. The history of Pipcorn is evidence that inspirations for a business venture could “pop” up anywhere!
Pipcorn was born in 2012, when Jeff Martin was helping his sister Jen move apartments. With everything packed up except a bag of tiny heirloom popcorn kernels that Jen found in the Chicago health food store where she worked, they popped batch after batch of the most delicious popcorn they’d ever had! They liked this one so much, they tracked down the Indiana farmer who grew it from his family’s heirloom seed stock. Together with Jeff’s wife, Teresa, they created a new company, Pipsnacks™.
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Teresa Tsou, Jen Martin and Jeff Martin are the owners of Pipcorn. PHOTO FROM WEBSITE