Brooklyn based Bjorn Qorn is making popcorn in the most spectacular way – using nothing but the sun. Gigantic reflectors collect the sun’s rays and focuses them onto a kettle of corn kernels, creating a totally unique sun-popped popcorn. The company is a test implementation of a new technique to build cheap solar mirrors. Since solar mirrors could be used for just about anything, Bjorn Qorn thought to themselves, why not start with popcorn? If you want to get a taste of the solar treat, the company is releasing a limited edition holiday popcorn tin that illustrates the ingenious process and makes a pretty cool gift.

+ Bjorn Qorn

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