MIO - a great thing to pack!

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MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by Summer2011 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:57 pm

We just returned from the island, where we each carried a small bottle of "MIO", a drink flavoring liquid in a tiny bottle - just one little squirt and you've got a great-tasting liquid. Even though the water tasted fine most everywhere, it was great to have flavored water. It's available at the supermarkets now, and at around $3 per bottle, one bottle lasted the two of us for a week.

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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by DonNewcomb » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:41 pm

I kinda like "Fizzies" :lol:

My wife actually bought some "Fizzies" from Vermont Country Store and I tried one. I wonder how I ever stomached them when I was a child? Must have been the Cyclamates.

P.S. To stay on topic, HERE'S some information about MIO.


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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by Summer2011 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:30 pm

I found the article interesting; they tried Mango/Peach and Mango/Iced Tea. My husband brought Mango/Peach and I brought Berry/Pomengranate. We still have the Mango/Peach in the cupboard, because my husband decided he liked Berry/Pomengranate way better than Mango/Peach. We added a lot less than they suggested, because we found the flavor pretty strong. Being this was our first trip to Isle Royale, I was afraid the water would taste a little "wonky", and I thought adding MiO would help. However, the water tasted fine; not a problem. Still, it was nice to add a little flavoring, especially with our evening meals. It made it taste a little more than water, and it was easy to add to personal taste. Obviously, if you're not into artificial sweeteners and dyes, it's not the way to go. :lol:


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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by Gravelier007 » Thu Sep 15, 2011 5:24 am

Just a personal thing, but I don't like the taste of water. So I like the flavor packets. Hawaiian punch, crystal light, MiO, are all good for me. I also dilute. I use a pint envelope in a quart bottle. Or as with MiO, I use way less. We got back from IR august 4. We did McGargo cove to Chipawa. The fishing was awesome.


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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by tree rattt » Wed May 14, 2014 7:59 am

Just someting I stumbled across, refill used Mio containers. Peel label pop off top refill pop top back on.I use them for ketchup,mustard,and Olive oil.When repurposed they don't seem to leak......and they hold a good amount = a lot of packets.Be sure not to refill with something that will spoil though.Just a suggestion for some small free containers for those that haven't stumbled across this allready.


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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by tree rattt » Wed May 14, 2014 8:16 am

TAIL SODA.This is something I use in place of a good soda pop.I put in mini zip bags for quick use.Measure approx 1/2 tsp of citric acid( used in canning and preservation )combined with 3/4 tsp baking soda, put in bag till use. To use pour 12 oz water, a shot or the flavor of choice add your packet plus a quick stir and you have trail soda! It tastes a bit like alkaseltzer so if you like alkaseltzer you have soda! It also works for indegestion!I wouldn't recomend this as something to drink a lot of, but more of bubbles fix/ treat if you are a soda junkie ;)


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Re: MIO - a great thing to pack!

Post by slsail » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:56 pm

Nothing in this stuff but color and chemicals??
am I missing something.

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