Coming Out Box Debute

LGBTQ-owned and Operated Gourmet Popcorn Brand Launches Pride-themed Gift Box to Commemorate National Coming Out Day


CHICAGO – October 8, 2019 – Ahead of National Coming Out Day, Chicago-based Epic Gourmet Popcorn launches their new product The Coming Out Box, a thoughtful gourmet popcorn gift set with three LGBTQ+ Pride-themed flavors to creatively show your support to those friends, family members or colleagues who openly joined the LGBTQ+ community or is celebrating a coming out anniversary.

Epic Gourmet Popcorn is known for their Celebration Boxes, which honors life’s many traditional and non-traditional occasions, and provides the perfect option to commemorate every milestone at an unbeatable price point.

“Every member of the LGBTQ+ community knows that coming out is a defining life experience and we at Epic know that it’s one worth celebrating,” explained Bill Rossi, co-owner and chief financial officer of Epic Gourmet Popcorn. “And in addition to being 100 percent LGBTQ-owned and operated, Epic Popcorn is the first and only U.S. popcorn company certified by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.”   

The Coming Out Box offers three new LGBTQ+ Pride-themed gourmet popcorn flavors:

  • Pride Mix - A delicious blend of caramel coated popcorn with a generous cheddar dusting and bold cheddar cheese.
  • Rainbow Mix - A beautiful mix of Epic Popcorn’s most popular fruit flavors.
  • Love is Love Mix - A sweet and spicy mix everyone loves, featuring Epic Caramel, Kettle Corn and Whoa Mama Flavors.

In addition to the freshly made gourmet popcorn, each Celebration Box includes a free personalized greeting card with a handwritten message and free shipping.

National Coming Out Day, observed annually on October 11th , is dedicated to raising awareness of civil rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. It is meant to create an environment where living openly, honestly, and authentically is possible.

About Epic Gourmet Popcorn

Epic Gourmet Popcorn is best known for its grand selection of playful, flavorful, and ‘epically’ satisfying gourmet popcorn. Handcrafted with pride in Dyer, Indiana, Epic Popcorn comes with 5-star service, unbeatable value and a flavor menu that is sure to impress the pickiest of popcorn connoisseurs. Other services include personalized gifts (available in-store and online), popcorn bars, corporate gifting, fundraising, custom party favors and more.

Epic Gourmet Popcorn founders Bill Rossi and Dan Earles are committed to providing encouragement, peace-of-mind, inspiration, and compassion (EPIC) to people across the nation who do not fit the traditional mold. As the first and only popcorn company in the United States certified with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), it’s the brand’s primary focus to promote kindness throughout the community in hopes to create an inclusive environment for all.

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