Kim’s Magic Pop machine makes fresh multi-grain cakes at kiosks in grocery stores. Because these puffed snack cakes are popped on-site, they are fresher and crisper than conventional rice cakes. The texture reminds people of popcorn, since Kim’s Magic Pop products are airy and crunchy at the same time. Kim’s Magic Pop products come in savory flavors such as original, potato, sea salt, onion, yam, cheese and shrimp. Sweet flavors include pumpkin, strawberry and cinnamon.
Kim’s Magic Pop was founded by Mr. and Ms. Kim, a Korean couple. Mr. Kim created a small, easily transportable tabletop machine to make fresh multi-grain snack cakes. This way, puffed snack cakes with no preservatives could be quickly made in almost any location. Although Kim’s Magic Pop is a Korean company, their products are sold in 40 countries throughout the world. In addition to Magic Pop, Kim’s is also a machine that makes deli-manjoo. It’s a small cake filled with custard, which is a traditional Korean pastry.
Nutrition for Kim’s Magic Pop, Original Flavor
The basic ingredients for Kim’s Magic Pop, Original Flavor are: wheat flour, rice flour, tapicoa starch, white corn flour, water, sugar, brown rice, rice powder, salt, soybean oil, natural flavor and stevia. Each pop is about the size of a tortilla, and it is a low calorie, low fat snack. One serving has 15 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar, 4 g carbs and 20 mg sodium. This product is sometimes called a Deli Pop.
Other Kim’s Magic Pop Products
Kim’s Mini Pops are smaller, bite-sized snacks; they contain brown rice, wheat, corn, barley and black rice. Each mini pop has 5 calories each. Chocolate Deli Pops are regular sized multi-grain snack cakes covered in chocolate. They are the perfect low calorie dessert for a dieter. Each Chocolate Deli Pops has 50 calories. Flavors include: white chocolate, dark chocolate, green tea chocolate and strawberry chocolate.
Kim’s Magic Pop products are very low in calories, so dieters can choose all kinds of toppings from savory to sweet. Diners can top Kim’s multi-grain snack cakes with fresh fruit, jam, peanut butter, apple butter or almond butter for a sweet snack. Or they can make a savory snack using cream cheese, hummus, sandwich meats or tuna salad. Many low-carb dieters substitute Magic Pop for bread slices to make light sandwiches. Many kids also like Magic Pop products because its neutral flavor, crunchiness and puffy texture.
Jennifer Mangaly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional writing and international studies. She graduated with honors from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She has worked as a consultant writer and editor for over eight years for a variety of corporate and non-profit clients.