Opening of a new specialty food store

Sisters Emilia Whitaker and Eddie Foster started a specialty food store out of an office on the South Main Strip Mall, and call it Mmm Flavors Store.

Addie Foster. Sent picture.
Emilia Whitaker is the owner of Momentum Indoor Training. 2018 photo.

“After a major health diagnosis in the family, I began earning continuing education credits as a certified sports nutrition coach,” Whitaker said. “Unfortunately, many herbs, spices, and grains were not available at the quality required for nutritional value.”

Whiteaker reached out to friends registered dietitians and certified nutritionists to find out where they get their spices and dried herbs.


“This led me to a small family-owned wholesaler in Arizona,” she said. “Our wholesaler dries as much of the herbs as possible, and they order directly from the farms to ensure higher nutritional content. Everything just kept progressing from there.”

Chai Latte Made with no additives or preservatives, just oats, freshly ground spices and powdered milk. They also have dairy-free flavors. Sent picture.

“In April, we launched our products at the Home Show in Fort Scott,” Whiteaker said. “Throughout the rest of the spring and summer, we’ve been offering vendor shows and markets.”

The commercial office in the area is located behind the Tractor Supply Store, where Whiteaker is in the sports training business.

She said, “We have a converted office space inside Momentum Indoor Training which we use as a prep room.” Our ultimate goal is to have Mmm . flavor shop Support exercise pool for those individuals with chronic health diagnoses who benefit from aquatic exercise not covered by most insurance.”

They just finished working on their website.

“We launched our website this month or we will receive text requests through Facebook direct messages or text messages at (620) 224-8442,” she said. “If we don’t have it in stock, we can usually order it and have it in a week.”

Caspera. Sent picture.

The company’s products include spices, dried herbs, homemade spice blends, non-wheat flour, aged grains, rice, beans, dried lentils, instant oatmeal, ready-made sachets, dried fruits and nuts.

“We blend most of our seasoning blends, to ensure there are no additives or preservatives.” Whiteaker said.

“We also have superfood powders like spirulina, spinach, acai berries, and more,” she said. “In October, we will be adding herbal tea, Turkish tea, and homemade desserts.”

Spirulina is a superfood packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, and it can be added to smoothies, teas, and dishes to increase the nutritional content. Sent picture.