Products Made in Arkansas
Can you list 10 Arkansas-made products? Did you know Arkansas exports a variety of products from Greek seasoning to pontoon boats and beyond? Follow the links below to discover Arkansas food products, Arkansas wine, Arkansas diamonds and crystals and much more!
Food Products Made in Arkansas
Cavendar's Greek Seasoning - A family owned company founded in 1971 and located in Harrison, Arkansas exports this seasoning, created originally as a meat seasoning and now used by numerous cooks around the country as a "secret ingredient" in many other recipes
Chateau Aux Arc Vineyards & Winery - Chateau Aux Arc produces award-winning wines and is also the world's largest planter of cynthiana grapes, the largest US chardonnay vineyard outside California, and the largest zinfandel planter in Arkansas.
Cowie Winery & Historic Arkansas Wine Museum - small family owned winery in business since 1967; located in the Arkansas River Valley town of Paris; only wine museum in the U.S. dedicated to preserving the wine history of a state.
Farnsworth Foods -- Family recipes handed down through several generations; products include sweet pickles and relish, English cream sauce, genuine English toffee, based in Hot Springs; available for wholesale.
Fisher's Honey - North Little Rock plant manufactures such specialty honey products as Creme honey and kosher honey
Iron Works Kettle Corn Co. -- handmade, gluten-free kettle corn made one batch at a time in Russellville. A variety of flavors are offered: Sweet & Salty, Spicy Ranch, White Cheddar, Nacho Cheese, Salted Butter, Carmel Krunch, Chocolate Carmel Krunch, Half & Half, White Chocolate Cinnamon Carmel Krunch, Chocolate Covered Strawberry Carmel Corn, and Java Chocolate Carmel Krunch.
Juanita's Candy Kitchen - peanut, pecan and cashew brittles, handmade in Arkadelphia.
Mountain Valley Water - All natural spring water, each drop of Mountain Valley Spring Water originates at a protected natural spring in Hot Springs. The company dates to 1871; a favorite of Presidents, celebrities, and other notables such as famous race horses.
McClard's Bar-B-Q Sauce - Family owned and operated for over 75 years. McClard's Bar-B-Q was established in Hot Springs National Park in 1928. Whether stopping in for a barbecue meal or purchasing McClard's Barbecue Sauce to go, travelers from across the country have made McClard's a regular stop on their visits to Hot Springs. A personal favorite of former President Bill Clinton.
Ozark Mountain Smokehouse - an Ozark Mountain and Arkansas tradition for over 50 years; smoked hams, turkeys, cheeses, mustards, jellies; gift baskets, sampler packs
Petit Jean Meats - one of the best-known food products in The Natural State; has been in business since the 1920s; hams, peppered bacon, lunch meats, hot dogs, etc.
Post Familie Wines - an Arkansas River Valley tradition since 1880; family owned and operated business produces world-class wines, juices, jams, jellies
Townsend Spice & Supply Company -- in business since 1978, Townsend is known for the blends, rubs, cures, and sausage seasonings they produce. Their blend barbecue and poultry rubs are used by Sonny's Barbecue, one of the largest chains in the country. A retail store is located onsite in Melbourne.
Wiederkehr Wines - The oldest and largest winery in mid-America, Wiederkehr Wine Cellars is located on the southern slopes of the Ozark Mountains. Here atop St. Mary's Mountain is where the Wiederkehr family carries on a tradition begun in 1880
Yarnell's Ice Cream Company - another Arkansas tradition, this one for over 70 years; one of America's leading regional ice cream companies, serving the entire state of Arkansas, Mississippi, and parts of adjoining states.
General Products Made in Arkansas
Aloha Pontoon Boats - Begun in 1960, Waco Manufacturing is the oldest pontoon builder in the South and one of the oldest in the country, based in North Little Rock; they were the first company to build both an upper sundeck and a sun cushion enclosure over the outboard engine and fuel compartments.
Arkansas Crystals - Believed by many to have sacred and spiritual significance, geologists say that Arkansas and Brazil have the best quality quartz in the world. Rockhounds, families and tourists from all over the world head for Mount Ida to go prospecting in the abundant Quartz Crystal deposits of the Ouachitas.
Arkansas Diamonds - The Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro, the only diamond-producing site in the world open to the public, is "finder's keepers." Any diamonds, semi-precious stones, rocks or minerals found at the park are yours to keep, regardless of their value.
Edgeware Cooking & Sporting Utensils -- Produced by Smith's in Hot Springs, which has been in business since 1886; products feature Arkansas-mined stone; designed and produces the Mandoline Slicer, plus manual and electric knife sharpeners. The Mandoline Slicer won the prestigious "red dot" award for product design in 2010 by an international jury of design experts.
Klipsch, Inc. - Founded in a tin shed in Hope by legendary audio engineer Paul W. Klipsch, the company has become one of the leading manufacturers of loudspeakers for audio and home theater use. The Klipschorn®, patented in 1945, is still considered by many to be the finest loudspeaker ever made and is the only speaker in the world that has been in continuous production for over 50 years.
Ozark Folk Center - Founded to preserve Ozark Mountain way of life, the gift shop sells many items made at the state park in Mountain View, ranging from white oak baskets and pottery to foodstuffs and Southern mountain music.
Ranger Bass Boats - Ranger Boats, headquartered in Flippin, is the nation's largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, including a series of bass, multi-species, fish 'n play and saltwater boats; founded in 1968 by Forrest L. Wood.
SeaArk Boats & Marine - Builder of all-welded aluminum Jons, super Jons, duck hunting boats, tunnel hulls, fishing boats; aluminum work, patrol, and excursion boats; founded in 1959 in Monticello.
Stone County Ironworks - America's Blacksmith Shop, based in Mountain View, uses traditional hand forging techniques to create iron furniture and accessories, one at a time.