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LocalFarmOK and MIO Coalition Launch

LocalFarmOK and MIO Coalition Launch

MIO is excited to share the news about our brand-new partnership with LocalFarmOK! Together we are collaborating on a Made in Oklahoma mystery box that will be filled with a unique assortment of MIO products that can be delivered right to your door. LocalFarmOK is a...

MIO’s Contribution to the OGEF Scholarship Fund

MIO’s Contribution to the OGEF Scholarship Fund

The MIO Coalition is a proud supporter of the Oklahoma Grocers Education Foundation (OGEF) Scholarship Program. OGEF provides scholarships to and promotes educational opportunities for Oklahoma’s graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and...

Winter 2021 Recipe Guide

Winter 2021 Recipe Guide

MIO’s 2021 Winter Recipe Guide is here just in time for this cold weather. This year’s guide includes well-known Oklahoma dishes and delicious twists on classic favorites. These ten recipes each feature high-quality Made In Oklahoma products that are sure to taste...

Diane’s Signature Dressings

Diane’s Signature Dressings

Diane's journey started, a mother and two daughters, with the intention that one day this would allow them to do for others needing a helping hand, what it had done for them in a time of difficulty and tuff decision making. Diane's products are created by hand,...

Suan’s

Suan’s

Suan discovered her love for the Scotch Bonnet pepper while living in Jamaica. It's unique and unforgettable flavor is what makes Suan's Scotch Bonnet Pepper Jelly one of her most popular items, all of which are created from only the finest and highest quality...

Ben Jack Larado

Ben Jack Larado

From the very beginning, the Ben Jack Larado family has remained focused on producing wholesome products for customers across the country.  Today, the Ben Jack Larado product line of pickled goods and custom seasonings can be found in gourmet and specialty shops...

Chef Kurt Fleischfresser

Chef Kurt Fleischfresser

Chef Kurt Fleischfresser Chef Kurt Fleischfresser studied under Bernard Cretrier at Le Vichysoiss of Chicago. He then continued onto his culinary career as head chef of Vincent’s on Pennacle Peak, Vincent’s on Camalback, La Champagne and The Registry Resort in...

Del Real Foods

Del Real Foods

Del Real FoodsBack in 1957, a young entrepreneur named Jesus Cardenas journeyed from his home in Jalisco, Mexico to the farmlands of southern California. With his wife, Luz, their children, and his American dream of starting his own family farm, Jesus traded in his...

Ace In The Bowl Salsa

Ace In The Bowl Salsa

Ace In The Bowl Salsa Created by Susan Witt for a family gathering, Ace in the Bowl Salsa has a unique flavor that has delighted people for over 20 years. Susan began selling her products in 2012. With Mild, Medium, and Hot varieties, this all-natural condiment is the...

Amelia Creamery

Amelia Creamery

Amelia Creamery Tony Barros’s love of French yogurt, helped launch a family business, which he named after his granddaughter. The Oklahoma-based company now makes a French-style yogurt with unique flavor profiles by using only the highest-quality ingredients, creating...

Miller Pecan Company

Miller Pecan Company

Miller Pecan Company Jared Miller remembers picking pecans with his father, Len, when he was 12 years old. He and his brother, Jared, have expanded the family business by adding harvesting facilities and new retail products. As one of the few US producers to manage...

Mountain View Meats

Mountain View Meats

Mountain View Meats Cliff and Betty Phelps began this family business in the 1970s as a wholesale packing plant. The company found its niche in expanding to sausage products, particularly their signature hot links. The company grew to a full Hot Link, Smoked Meat, and...

deVine Water

deVine Water

deVine Water Max McDermott used to stop by the "Artesian Well on Highway 11" when he was dating Jane, now his wife, in 1973. He dreamed of bottling it, but it took time. He purchased the land in 2003 and began the process of bottling in 2004 with the help of his...