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Organic Old-fashioned Popcorn in Hot New Flavors for Fun Green Events


Did you know that 479 degrees Fahrenheit is the optimal temperature for popping corn? 479Β° knows it, and makes artisan popcorn the old-fashioned way, from scratch, by hand, here in San Francisco.

Arnold’s organization actively practices the four pillars of SOLE – sustainable, organic, local and ethical –by working with farmers who practice sustainable organic farming and employ fair trade practices, ensuring that both our planet and its people are well taken care of.”

I am so inspired by the brilliant founder Jean Arnold. 479Β° Popcorn uses the finest organic ingredients as well as savvy sustainable business practices.

Here are some of their signature sweet and savory popcorn flavors:

  • Alderwood Smoked Salt: Infused with organic extra virgin olive oil..
  • Madras Curry Cashew: Hand-blended Madras curry with Toasted coconut + roasted cashews.
  • PimentΓ²n de La Vera: “vibrant + dashing smoky Spanish paprika with bursts of ripe organic tomato + onion”
  • Black Truffle: Mixed with organic aged white cheddar drizzled with aromatic black truffle oil.
  • Chipotle Caramel Almond: Created with rich, dark organic caramel spiked with chipotle chili + toasted almonds.
  • Ginger Sesame Caramel: Gingered and infused organic caramel tossed with toasted black sesame seeds.
  • Fleur de Sel Caramel: Exquisitely blended, “elegant + fanciful sweet, crunchy organic caramel sprinkled with delicate flakes of sea salt”
  • Vietnamese Cinnamon: Spiced and dusted with crunchy organic sugar.

Their Green Mission states:

  • They’re always buying local. All products come from nearby organic producers to reduce our carbon footprint and to foster sustainability.
  • “Not a single kernel ends up in the trash. Company composts religiously.
  • “We like trees.”
  • “We’re taking a ride on the SOLE train.”
  • “We’re making our carbon footprint as small as possible.”
  • “Work with local, family-owned packaging companies that use only local, sustainably managed resources.”
  • Canisters and shipping boxes are made with a minimum of 90% recycled paper.
  • They only use natural, non-toxic products made by companies such as Seventh Generation to clean the kitchen.
  • All their offices have replaced all non-dimming incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents and have replaced low wattage dimming incandescent bulbs with cold cathodes.

Via Heart of Green.

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