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K&K Tiny but Mighty Popcorn

Gene and Lynn Mealhow, and their sons, have been producing K&K Tiny But Mighty Popcorn since the late 1990s. Gene is a third-generation family farmer and soil consultant by profession; he continues to consult with farmers regarding organic certification.

Gene’s first reaction when he encountered the corn was “What in the world is this stuff?” He began consulting with experts from around the United States, and discovered that the tiny K&K kernel is most likely a variety of flint corn. The Kelty and Kramer families either found it growing in Iowa when they settled here in the 1850s, or they traded for it with local Indians.  More

Gene & Lynn Mealhow,

K&K Tiny But Mighty Popcorn


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K&K Tiny but Mighty Popcorn

Gene Mealhow
3282 62nd Street

Shellsburg, IA

319.436.2119
800.330.IOWA

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this is a photograph of gene and lynn mealhow, co-owners of k and k tiny but mighty pupcorn company
 

this is a photograph of dried corn on the stalk in the field this is a photograph of gene mealhow inspecting his corn in the field this is a photograph of an ear of corn this is a photograph of a combine harvesting corn this is a photograph of a bag of k and k tiny but mighty popcorn


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