The gourmet snack business that adapted to selling online during lockdown

In our 30 Second Interview, we are talking to businesses which have either been built during the pandemic or changed their business model to cope. This week, founder Laura Jackson answers quickfire questions on Popcorn Shed.

How and when did the business start?

My cousin, Sam Feller, and I launched Popcorn Shed in 2016.

We came up with the idea for Popcorn Shed during a trip to the US, where we discovered gourmet popcorn. On returning to the UK, we realised that great tasting and high quality popcorn was not easy to source – and spotted a gap in the mainstream market.

Both of us gave up high-flying city jobs to pursue our passion for baking and creating, something we’ve been doing together since we were old enough to reach the magimix.

Taking this risk has certainly paid off, with us seeing big

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