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Doc Popcorn Expands into Palace Entertainment Venues

Doc Popcorn plans to open approximately 15 new locations in Palace Entertainment venues across the country. The announcement follows the success of Doc Popcorn’s first PopCart unit at the Lake Compounce Amusement Park, a Palace Entertainment venue located in Bristol, Conneticut.

Palace Entertainment is one of the leading leisure park operators in the country, hosting over 13 million visitors annually at 40 locations across the United States.

Doc Popcorn's 100th Agreement Taking Brand to Oklahoma

Capitalizing on the $1.7 billion industry and gourmet popcorn trend, Doc Popcorn announced the awarding of its 100th franchise agreement, signifying a new company milestone for the rapidly expanding snack brand that began franchising its concept less than four years ago.

The popcorn franchise awarded the 100th agreement to Dolphus and Alma Chancy of Claremore, Oklahoma, residents who previously worked together for 25 years in the wood manufacturing business. This will be the first presence for Doc Popcorn in Oklahoma.

Mother Knows Best

No longer do women have to choose between a career and motherhood. But finding time to work and have a successful foodservice career—while also raising kids and staying in tune with a busy family—can be a daunting challenge.

“The restaurants are very important to us, but my family is very important to me, as well,” says America Corrales Bortin, cofounder of America’s Taco Shop in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Power of Mom

In the spirit of QSR’s Year of Women in Foodservice initiative, we’re dedicating a monthly section to recognizing the issues that affect women in foodservice and the contributions they make in our industry. If you know a woman with an inspiring story to share or an issue you think needs to be addressed, send your ideas to YearofWomen@qsrmagazine.com.

The number of U.S. households with kids under 18 is about 39 million—33 percent of the country—and moms run more than twice as many single-parent households as dads.

Doc Popcorn Opens 70th Location in New York

Underscoring its position as a leader in the multibillion-dollar snack industry, Doc Popcorn announced the opening of its 70th location.

This opening marks a major milestone for Doc Popcorn, as it secures its status as the largest popcorn retailer in the world.

A local franchise group opened the kiosk at The Galleria at White Plains Mall in White Plains, New York, and has expansion plans to open nine additional units throughout the East Coast.

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