Mentoring Success in Southeast Ohio

This article first appeared in The Athens Messenger

Father’s Day is long over for 2023 and for many that’s a relief. It’s a day tinged with lot of feelings that for some people are not all warm and fuzzy.

Milo’s WWG founder Jonathan Leal was blessed with a father who provided rich childhood experiences and continues to serve as a guide and life mentor. With no birth children of his own, Leal has immersed himself in having ... Read More

And the sofi™ Gold Award goes to… Dill Pickle Ketchup! 

Brownwood Farm’s Dill Pickle Ketchup with Bourbon has been named the 2023 sofi™ Gold Product Award Winner in the Condiments, Dressings and Marinades category. The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) sofi™ Awards—which have been bestowed annually since 1972—are a top honor in the $175 billion specialty food industry.

The 2023 sofi™ Awards recognized a Gold Winner and a New Product Winner in each of 53 specialty food and beverage product categories. Nearly 2,000 products from domestic andternational ... Read More

Big Expansion!

Posted: October 8, 2022 by ACEnet at
Big Expansion News with Milo’s Whole World Gourmet – ACEnet (

ACEnet Food Ventures tenant Milo’s Whole World Gourmet, LLC, is a fast-growing manufacturer of branded and private label specialty foods located in southeast Ohio. Founded in 2003 by Jonathan Leal and his team, Milo’s started with just three pasta sauces. Steadily expanding, in 2022 they implemented a major $1 million dollar, 2100-sq ft expansion to their production facility located ... Read More

Big News!

Story by ACEnet

ACEnet Food Ventures tenant Milo’s Whole World Gourmet is set to open their brand new $1 million 2100-sq ft production facility at ACEnet’s Food & Farm Enterprise Center in Nelsonville!

“We have been experiencing exponential growth,” said Jonathan Milo Leal, founder and owner of Milo’s WWG, which produces the Brownwood Farms line of specialty foods. “This new facility will allow us to turbo-charge our growth, and take on larger customers that we haven’t had ... Read More

Milo's Whole World

The Milo and Mayo Connection

Sure, we like to promote Milo’s WWG products for Cinco de Mayo. Hellooo. Salsa, anyone?

But did you know about the company’s Latinx roots? The “Milo” in the company name comes from owner Jonathan’s middle name. Milo is a family middle name going back several generations. Those roots trace back to Mexico, though the details are hard to gather.

Jonathan spent a couple of years as a child in Mexico, where, if photographic evidence is to be ... Read More