The Valencia Flour Mil was built in 1914 and has a rich family history of producing flours through today. Three generations of the Cordova family have operated the mill in Jarales, NM (near Belen), from the founder Jose Cordova, to the current operators, his grandson, Jose D. Cordova, and his grandson’s wife, Kathy. See the original wood and steel machines that produce the flour products, along with the technical modifications that help manufacture today’s flours and mixes. Visit the retail store on site before you leave! Limited Enrollment.
Jose D. and Kathy Cordova operate the heritage Valencia Flour Mill. Jose earned his milling engineering degree from Kansas State University between returning to the Middle Rio Grande Valley to update and operate the family flour mill. Kathy helps to market their flours and mixes at food service shows and in customers kitchens.