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Made in Richmond: 50+ things created in the River City

From bloody mary mix to hand-painted furniture, check out these products made right here in Richmond.


Joyebells pies can be found at Kroger, Food Lion, and Sam’s Club locations in the area.

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Made in Richmond. Yep, that has a nice ring to it. From clothing and accessories, to snacks and other fun finds, we’ve rounded up 50+ things homegrown in the River City.

While some of these brands have branched out beyond our city, one thing’s for sure — there’s some major inspo happening around these parts.

🍫 Food

Your next favorite snack could be made in a River City kitchen. For this section, we highlighted specific brands that sell wholesale products or that might be found at local grocery stores, rather than featuring restaurants or cafes.

Absurd Snacks
This allergen-friendly trail mix started as a school project at the University of Richmond.

Bite by Bite & Co.
This Richmond-based business sends its custom charcuterie boards around the nation.

Cookie Lane
Order specialty boxes or spot this small business at local markets to enjoy a sweet treat made from local ingredients.

Donovan Apiaries
This Goochland business produces raw, unfiltered honey and beeswax products with 80+ colonies around the area.

Joye B. Moore’s sweet potato, pumpkin, and peach pies are now available nationally. The business grew from recipes passed down generations.

Karmalita’s Confections
From marshmallow mug toppers to Floofwiches and s’mores bars, this shop can set you up with all kinds of sweet treats.

Keya’s Snacks
This local potato chip company is led by Richmond-based chef Keya Wingfield, winner of Food Network’s 2021 “Spring Baking Championship.”

The Kitchen on Wellington
Order a custom charcuterie board to elevate your next party or gathering.


The popcorn lover in your life needs to try Lammar Marie’s.

Photo by Lammar Marie’s

Lammar Marie’s Gourmet Popcorn
Enjoy the tasty treat in a variety of flavors and sizes. We’ll take a bag of the Double Chocolate Pretzeltopia, please.

Miss Maude’s
Miss Maude’s specialty chocolate bars are handmade in Richmond and sold all over the country.

Nightingale Ice Cream Sandwiches
There are plenty of places around Richmond to pick up the perfect sweet treat for a hot summer day.

Rainbow Trout Kitchen
Get your granola fix by ordering from this local commercial bakery.

Salsas Don Sebastián
This Midlothian-made salsa comes in a variety of flavors.

This spice brand’s Richmond history goes back to 1887.

SIJANG Garlic Chili Crunch
Husband-and-wife team Chris and Kaitlyn Fitzner started selling their hot garlic chili oil crunch condiment in Nov. 2023 and want to expand to a line of gourmet sauces.

Three Sisters Cheese Straws
You can try out these hand-cut cheese snacks by ordering online or swinging by Stella’s, Yellow Umbrella, Libbie Market, and more.

Twin Oaks Tofu
This Louisa community makes soy products from local beans and organically-grown herbs and seasonings.

Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods
This iconic brand still serves local favorites out of its Market Hall and at grocery stores around the region.

🥃 Drinks

Reservoir Distillery bartop.

Reservoir’s Founding Bottles are made from single grain mash bills with grains that come from within 45 miles of the distillery.

Photo by Reservoir Distillery

Look for Richmond spirits next time you’re at the ABC store and find non-alcoholic drinks at stores and restaurants around town.

Back Pocket Provisions
You’ll have to add your own spirits, but these award-winning local Bloody Mary mixes are the real deal.

Belle Isle Moonshine
Moonshine is its specialty, but this brand also recently got into the canned cocktail game and sells merch.

Cirrus Vodka
Find premium, triple distilled vodka made right here in the River City.

Ninja Kombucha
This award-winning kombucha is made right here in Richmond. Try several flavors at the Northside taproom or pick it up 30 retail stores around Richmond, Williamsburg, and Fredericksburg.

Reservoir Distillery
This brand offers a variety of whiskeys, including the option to personalize your order with etched bottles or a custom mash bill.

Virago Spirits

Stop by the tasting room to try a locally made rum, gin, liqueur, or complete cocktail kit.

👔 Clothing

These River City-designed threads can be found online, set up at farmers markets, and on the racks at select local stores if they don’t have their own storefront.

Already Richmond
This brand is all about local pride with shirts, hats, jackets, and more.

This streetwear brand has collaborated with the VMFA and is in the midst of a website relaunch.

Latched Mama
Find clothes specifically tailored for breastfeeding parents.

Shockoe Atelier
This Broad Street brand specializes in small batch denim products and offers lifetime repairs.

Trails & Shores
This apparel shop puts its Virginia-inspired designs on t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and more.

💍 Jewelry


Find Emily Warden Designs at Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street.

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Whether you’re on the hunt for a once-in-a-lifetime engagement ring or a just want a quality piece for everyday life, there’s a local brand to help you find what you’re looking for.

Claire Anderson Jewelry
Find handmade adornment objects on this online shop.

Elsie Frieda
Find necklaces, earrings, and bracelets made in the heart of Richmond.

Emily Warden Designs
Emily Warden makes handmade jewelry and bespoke pieces out of her Fan studio.

Meaning spell or magical charm in Spanish, Hechizo is a family studio offering unique earrings as well as home goods.

Nina Zabal
If you can’t get enough of modern statement jewelry, meet Nina Zabal — at Quirk, at the VMFA’s gift shop, or online.

Nine Roses Jewelers
This shop specializes in rings for all occasions.

Sun & Selene
Shop earrings, rings, necklaces, and more online or at the Scott’s Addition studio.

Vana Chupp Studio
Get custom silhouette jewelry and accessories from this local business.

Waller & Company Jewelers
This historic Richmond business was founded in 1900 by Marcellus Carrington Waller. It offers classic gold and silver earrings, pendants, bracelets, chains, and watches.

👜 Accessories

Bags, purses, hats, scarves — everything is made in Richmond.

Awl Snap Leather Co.
Find the perfect crossbody bag, tote, or backpack from this local shop.

Beego Handmade
This sustainable shop offers bags of all kinds, coin purses, pouches, and more.

Blackbyrd Goods
This shop specializes in luxury leather goods as well as Portuguese flannel and raw denim.

Find this shop in Carytown and explore its canvas and leather bags, plus gifts and other home goods.

Stark-Rankins Handbags
This shop specializes in felted wool bags that are built to last and easy to clean.

🕯️ Skin + self-care

Nourish your body or your mind with bath goods, candles, incense, and more.

Shop natural aromatic goods including sprays, incense, and oils from this online shop.

This shop says its hand-poured candles are almost too beautiful to burn.

Maven Made
Find plant-based skincare products including facial serums, body oils, and scrubs.

Sun Theory
Not only can you stock up on small batch soy candles, you can also get your empty candles refilled at Sun Theory’s Downtown studio.

🕰️ Home goods

From custom furnishings to stained glass creations, Richmond artisans can create — or might already offer — perfect piece for your home.

Dana Gibson
Explore fabrics, lighting, and home accessories from this Richmond-based brand founded in 1992.

Fabulous Things Ltd.
This business produces quality wood furniture with custom finishes.

Kiyay Studios
Annie Frazza makes unique stained glass creations and accepts custom design ideas out of a Richmond studio.

Riverside Glass Studios
Get decor like ornaments and shadow boxes from this studio, or see about custom toast glasses.

💐 Flowers


Brookland Park Flowers and Gifts also hosts events with other local businesses.

Photo by The Smoky Mug

Freshen up your life with the help of a local floral expert.

Brookland Park Flowers and Gifts
This Northside shop can set you up with a bouquet for any occasion, plus more local products.

Chadwick & Son Orchids
Richmond’s premier orchid supplier since 1989 has a retail store in the Museum District.

Richmond Flower Truck
This blossom-filled bus travels around to various events and is available for private bookings.

Strawberry Fields Flowers and Finds
Get fresh flowers delivered, pick them up, or sign up for a subscription.

🖌️ Prints + stickers

Paper goods, paintings, cards, and prints are all available from local makers.

Lucky Signs
This custom sign painter can also set you up with stickers, apparel, and small paintings.

RVA Coffee Stain
Peruse several Richmond-themed prints from this local artist or find his work at Crossroads Art Center.

Snail Mail
Carrie Cheatham makes hand-painted cards and art to welcome refugees to our region.

Sunday Table Co.
Get paper goods including ornaments, stickers, and prints from the online shop or schedule a porch pick-up in Henrico.

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