Here’s Your Union-Made in America Thanksgiving Shopping List

Posted: November 10, 2014
Source: AFL-CIO
Here’s Your Union-Made in America Thanksgiving Shopping ListBefore you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big “thank you” to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive catalogs of union-made products.

Here are some of the best union-made Thanksgiving eats and cookware from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM); Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers (GMP); Machinists (IAM); United Steelworkers (USW); and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

  • Appetizers

    • Kraft/Nabisco crackers—BCTGM
    • Nabisco (Mondelez) crackers—BCTGM
    • Keebler (Kellogg) crackers—BCTGM


    • Boar’s Head—UFCW
    • Butterball—UFCW
    • Foster Farms—UFCW
    • Thumann’s—UFCW


    • Cutco knives—USW
    • All-Clad cookware—USW
    • Corning—USW
    • Ware—USW
    • Fiestaware—GMP
    • Anchor Hocking—GMP
  • Side Dishes

    • Ocean Spray whole berry cranberry sauce—IAM
    • Birds Eye vegetables—UFCW


    • Pillsbury crescent rolls, frozen and ready to bake rolls/breads—BCTGM
    • Pillsbury pie crusts—BCTGM
    • Stroehmann bakery products (for stuffing)—BCTGM


    • Sara Lee pumpkin, apple pie—BCTGM
    • Mother’s Kitchen cheesecakes—BCTGM
    • Nabisco (Mondelez) cookies—BCTGM
    • Rich Products pies and cakes—BCTGM
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