About MiO

HELLO.

MiO is the way to help turn water into the drink you need. And it truly is all about you. It’s your flavor and your squeeze. MiO Liquid Water Enhancer, punch up your water with some flavor.

And that’s not all. On top of flavor now you can turn your water into an Energy or 0 calorie Sports drink with MiO Energy and Fit. With 18 and 12 8 fl oz serving size bottles, it’s never been easier to help water work for you, at your command.

About MiO

MiO IS:

What's in MiO?

MiO is sweetened with sucralose, a calorie-free, artificial sweetener. To maintain color and freshness, MiO does use certain preservatives and artificial colorings.

FREQUENTLY ASKED MiO QUESTIONS
HONEST MiO ANSWERS

Q: What is MiO?

A: MiO is a first of its kind liquid water enhancer. Available in multiple flavors and three categories, MiO lets discerning consumers make drinks exactly as they like, so one can enjoy a customized beverage each and every time.

Q: How do I use MiO?

A: Open the spill-proof lid and squeeze MiO (about 1/2 teaspoon) into your water. Each squeeze gives your water flavor the way you want it. Now, just revel in the joy of customized drinking.

Q: I wish you would come out with [INSERT FLAVOR HERE]!

A: When it comes to cool flavor ideas, our cup runneth over. We are constantly exploring new options and plan to expand upon our ever-growing flavor lineup in the near future.

Q: Is there just one size of MiO Originals or many?

A: MiO Originals come in 24 8 fl oz. per bottle except for Orange Tangerine and Strawberry Watermelon, they also come in 16 8 fl oz. sizes.

Q: MiO seems a bit expensive, why does it cost so much?

A: MiO is made with the highest quality ingredients and natural flavors. MiO also has a unique bottle with a secure valve and an innovative, fancy schmancy double click closure system to help keep the top secure.

Q: In what countries is MiO available?

A: MiO is currently only available within the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. However there is limited flavor availability and distribution in Puerto Rico and Canada.

Q: Is MiO Kosher?

A: Yes, all MiO flavors are certified Kosher, mazel tov!

Q: What types of sweeteners are used in MiO?

A: MiO is sweetened with acesulfame potassium and sucralose, a calorie-free, artificial sweetener that is 600 times sweeter than sugar.

Q: Sucralose? Acesulfame potassium? They sound frightening.

A: Don't let the long names scare you. Sucralose is a calorie-free, artificial sweetener that is 600 times sweeter than sugar. Both sucralose and acesulfame potassium, the sweeteners in MiO, are recognized as safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the general population, including pregnant women and children. For specific health questions, we always recommend checking with your doctor for advice.

Q: Why even use artificial sweeteners?

A: Artificial sweeteners are non-nutritive so they provide sweetness without adding calories. Therefore, they are helpful to individuals watching their calorie and sugar intake.

Q: What is propylene glycol?

A: Propylene glycol is a common additive found in many products. It is considered by the FDA to be "generally recognized as safe" for use in foods. Propylene glycol is a component of the natural flavor in MiO Liquid Water Enhancer and helps to distribute the natural flavor evenly throughout the product. Propylene glycol is synthetically made. It is not derived from animal ingredients.

Q: What is the source of the color in all the MiO flavors? I'm a vegetarian and would like to know if animal/insect-based colorings (or other ingredients) are used in your products.

A: We appreciate your desire to enjoy MiO but still abide by your dietary lifestyle choices, to answer your question the colors used in MiO do not contain any by-products from animals.

Q: Does MiO contain caffeine?

A: MiO Original and MiO Fit are caffeine free, including our Tea varieties as well. However our MiO Energy flavors do contain caffeine, click here for more info on MiO Energy’s ingredients.

Q: What's up with the B vitamins in Orange Tangerine?

A: Orange Tangerine has B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients meaning they can only be obtained through diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts.

Q: How much vitamin B is in MiO Orange Tangerine?

A: One 8 fl oz. serving of the Orange Tangerine provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12.

Q: Is MiO safe for diabetics to drink?

A: People with diabetes should always consult their physician, Registered Dietitian, or Certified Diabetes Educator to evaluate how certain foods can fit into their meal plan. MiO can be an excellent beverage option for people living with diabetes because all flavors contain 0g of carbohydrate per serving and are considered a free exchange.

Q: Is it safe for children to drink MiO?

A: It's always wise to check with your children's pediatrician for medical advice, but the ingredients in MiO are recognized as safe for the general population. Children included, however since MiO Energy contains caffeine we’d advise against children consuming it.

Q: Is MiO safe for pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers?

A: We'd recommend talking to your physician or healthcare provider about adding anything into your diet while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q: Is it ok to drink straight from the container?

A: No. MiO must be diluted. It is a highly concentrated liquid for use in flavoring water.

Q: Can I mix MiO with alcohol?

A: No. We recommend against mixing MiO with alcohol. Why keep MiO from its soul-mate? Mix it with water! And please, if you do consume alcohol, do so responsibly and legally.

Q: How long is MiO good after it has been opened? Does it need refrigeration?

A: MiO should be used within 30 days after opening or as indicated by an expiration date on the packaging. MiO does not require refrigeration; so don't leave home without it.

Q: Can you recycle the MiO bottle?

A: The MiO bottle is recyclable in communities that recycle #7 plastics. On behalf of the planet, we thank you in advance!

Q: Is it ok to leave my bottle of MiO in my car?

A: We do not recommend leaving bottles of MiO in the car, as extreme conditions could affect the quality of the container and finished product.

Q: Is there a limit for the amount of B Vitamins consumed per day?

A: To get all scientific on you, the Institute of Medicine has established tolerable upper intake limits based on your life stage. So you should check with your doctor to find out the appropriate amount of B vitamins for you.

Q: Can I take MiO on an airplane?

A: You can take MiO on a plane, however, it is not recommended as MiO could sputter from the container once opened due to the air pressure changes when in flight.

Q: Can you freeze MiO?

A: We don't suggest you freeze MiO as it may damage the container. MiO-flavored ice cubes, on the other hand, are a super idea.

Q: Can I mix flavors of MiO? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?

A: Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated or non-alcoholic beverage. Share your favorite combinations on Facebook.com/MIO or check out recipes for MiO Original here.

Q: What is up with "MiO Energy," what exactly is it?

A: We're so glad you asked! MiO Energy is a liquid water enhancer that comes in two flavors, Green Thunder and Black Cherry. It contains 60 mg. of caffeine per 8 fl oz. serving and provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12. It has no artificial flavors and zero calories per 8 fl oz. serving.

Q: Where can I find MiO Energy?

A: You can find MiO Energy in the drink mix aisle at the grocery store or at convenience stores near the counter.

Q: What's the difference between regular MiO and MiO Energy?

A: MiO is a liquid water enhancer meant to infuse your water with flavor the way you want it. MiO Energy is your portable energy source when one squirt, about half a teaspoon, is mixed into 8 ounces of water, it creates a delicious drink that contains 60 mg. of caffeine about the same as a 6-ounce cup of regular coffee, as well as B vitamins that help release energy from the food you eat. It's available in Green Thunder and Black Cherry giving you energy whenever and wherever you need it!

Q: What sizes does MiO Energy come in?

A: MiO Energy comes in two sizes: 18 - 8 fl oz. servings per bottle (1.62 fl oz.) or 12 - 8 fl oz. servings per bottle (1.08 fl oz.) For now you can find the smaller bottle in convenience stores.

Q: Why is MiO Energy and MiO the same price when one only has 18 servings and not 24?

A: The same amount of liquid is in MiO Energy and MiO, but the formulas for each kind of MiO are different. MiO Energy provides the ultimate in portability when it comes to getting the energy you require to keep on trucking. Because of this the cost per serving is different than original MiO.

Q: What flavor is Green Thunder?

A: Green Thunder is a blend of flavors. Some of the characterizing flavors you may notice are bubblegum and cherry.

Q: How much caffeine is there in MiO Energy?

A: The caffeine in one squeeze (about half a teaspoon) of MiO Energy in 8 fl. oz. of water is equal to a 6-ounce cup of regular coffee. There are 60 milligrams of caffeine in each squeeze of MiO used to flavor 8 fl. oz. of water.

Q: How much taurine, guarana, and ginseng is in MiO Energy?

A: The recipe for our product is confidential and we cannot share the specific levels of these ingredients in our MiO Energy products. What we can say is that each of these ingredients is present at less than 2% of the weight of the product.

Q: What's up with the B vitamins in MiO Energy?

A: Energy Black Cherry and Green Thunder have B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients meaning they can only be obtained through the diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts.

Q: How much vitamin B is in Energy Black Cherry and Green Thunder?

A: One 8 fl oz. serving of the above flavors provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12.

Q: Is it ok to drink this straight from the container?

A: No. MiO Energy is a highly concentrated liquid and its intended usage is as a water enhancer to create a personalized and unique beverage. This product must be diluted.

Q: Can I mix MiO Energy with alcohol?

A: No. We strongly advise against it. MiO Energy contains caffeine and studies indicate that consuming caffeine with alcohol can lead to unsafe behaviors. Please don't try it. Accordingly, the package includes a prominent warning, advising consumers against adding MiO to alcoholic drinks.

Q: Can I put MiO Energy in my favorite caffeinated drinks?

A: MiO Energy contains 60 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fl oz. serving. Adding it to a caffeinated drink could result in you drinking higher than recommended levels of caffeine. We don't want you to experience unpleasant or unwanted side effects from the combo.

Q: Is it safe for children to consume products that contain caffeine such as MiO Energy?

A: We don't recommend giving MiO Energy, or any caffeinated drink, to kids. Best to not share this time!

Q: How much MiO Energy is safe to drink? What are the recommended limits of caffeine intake?

A: The effects of caffeine differ consumer to consumer. Some people are more sensitive to caffeine and may experience unwanted side effects at much lower caffeine levels than others. Please talk to your health care provider about the amount of caffeine that is appropriate for you.

Q: I just drank MiO Energy in my water. Why don't I feel anything?

A: One serving of MiO Energy (half a teaspoon) has as much caffeine as what is in a regular 6-ounce cup of regular coffee. If you prefer a lighter tasting MiO Energy drink you probably use less than a serving of MiO.

Q: Can I mix flavors of MiO Energy? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?

A: Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated or non-alcoholic beverage. Just be careful not to mix too much MiO Energy since it does contain caffeine.

Q: I just heard about this MiO Fit, what is it?

A: Great question, MiO Fit is a liquid water enhancer built to help aid hydration during exercise with electrolytes and B vitamins for a flavorful hydration drink. It has no artificial flavors and zero calories per 8 fl oz. serving, and it comes in two delicious flavors - Arctic Grape and Berry Blast!

Q: What’s the difference between regular MiO and MiO Fit?

A: MiO is a liquid water enhancer that comes in eleven delicious flavors. While, MiO Fit is your 0 calorie customizable sports drink. We don’t know about you but we were tired of sugary sports drinks so we decided to come out with an alternative that gives your body a flavorful hydrating drink with electrolytes and B Vitamins, without all that extra sugar.

Q: What flavors are Arctic Grape and Berry Blast?

A: Arctic Grape is a cool, refreshing grape flavor. Berry Blast is a mixed berry flavor containing Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry notes.

Q: How does MiO Fit compare with other fitness and performance drinks?

A: MiO Fit allows you to customize your 0 calorie sports drink so it has as much flavor as you want without all the extra calories and sugars that you’ll find in many popular sports drinks.

Q: I’ve notice different size bottles for MiO Fit, what’s up with that?

A: When it comes to MiO we are all about giving you the power to customize and that extends to our bottle sizes too. MiO Fit comes in two sizes: our standard retail bottle which contains 1.62 fl oz., which can make 18 – 8 fl oz. servings or our mini bottle which contains 1.08 fl oz., which gives you 12 – 8 fl oz servings. This smaller bottle provides you with portability you need so it easily fits into your gym bag or on you while at the gym, ready to add to water for a hydrating drink at a moment’s notice! When it comes to finding the mini bottle, it's more likely to be at convenience stores where the larger bottle will be in grocery stores.

Q: Where can I find MiO Fit?

A: You can find MiO Fit in the drink mix aisle at the grocery store or at convenience stores near the counter.

Q: What’s in MiO Fit that helps to replenish my body?

A: MiO Fit contains the following electrolytes per 8 fl oz. serving in the form of 75mg of Sodium and 35 mg of Potassium as well as 10% of your DV for Vitamin B3, B6, and B12. MiO Fit makes a great workout partner!

Q: What's up with the B vitamins in MiO?

A: Fit Arctic Grape and Berry Blast have B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients, meaning they can only be obtained through the diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts.

Q: How much vitamin B is in Fit Arctic Grape and Berry Blast?

A: One 8 fl oz. serving of the above flavors provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12.

Q: And electrolytes in MiO? How does that help me?

A: More than half our body is made up of water. Electrolytes are naturally present in our body and assist with fluid balance. The body’s electrolytes are the minerals sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and chloride. Our body strives to keep a constant balance of water. When we sweat, we lose precious water and a small amount of electrolytes, which our body signals us to replace.

MiO FIT is designed to be consumed during moderate physical activity, lasting an hour or less, to replenish fluids lost through sweat. Electrolytes sodium and potassium have been added to MiO Fit help to stimulate thirst and encourage drinking during your workout. Each 8 fl oz. serving of MiO Fit contains 75 mg of sodium, 35 mg of potassium.

Q: I noticed that MiO Fit’s Arctic Grape contains Polysorbate 60, what exactly is that?

A: Polysorbate 60 is typically used in food products as an emulsifier. Polysorbate 60 in MiO Liquid Water Enhancer is used to help evenly disperse the natural flavor throughout the concentrate. It is safe for human consumption as approved by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Q: Is it ok to drink MiO Fit straight from the container?

A: No. MiO Fit is a highly concentrated liquid and its intended usage is as a water enhancer to create a personalized and unique beverage. This product must be diluted.

Q: Is there a limit for the amount of B Vitamins consumed per day?

A: To get all scientific on you, the Institutes of Medicine have established tolerable upper intake limits based on your life stage. So you should check with your doctor to find out the appropriate amount of B vitamins for you.

Q: Is it safe for children to drink MiO Fit?

A: It's always wise to check with your children's pediatrician for medical advice, but the ingredients in MiO Fit are recognized as safe for the general population. Children included.

Q: Can I mix flavors of MiO Fit? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?

A: Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated or non-alcoholic beverage. Check out recipes for MiO Fit here.