Stories

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 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 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 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...