Union-Made Halloween Treats

Posted: October 25, 2013
Source: Union Plus
halloween pumpkinWhen those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them like Jelly Belly’s candy corn. Here’s a brief list of choices of candy products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM); snack foods by members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); or fruit and nuts from members of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).

  • Hershey Products*

    • Hershey Kisses
    • Hershey Syrups
    • Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar
    • Hershey Milk with Almond Bars
    • Hershey Special Dark Bars
    • Hershey Nuggets
    • Rolo
    • Hershey Kissables
    • Kit Kat Bars
    • Carmello Bar
    • Cadbury Fruit & Nut Bar
    • Cadbury Roast Almond Bar
    • Cadbury Royal Dark Bar
    • Cadbury Dairy Milk Bar
    • Jolly Ranchers
    • Hershey Symphony Bar with Toffee

    Just Born

    • Peeps
    • Mike & Ike
    • Hot Tamales
    • Peanut Chews
    • Jelly Beans

    Jelly Belly’s Candy Company

    • Jelly Bellies (also made in a non-union plants in Chicago/Taiwan)
    • Chocolate Dutch Mints
    • Chocolate Temptations
    • Dimples
    • Goelitz Confections
    • Goelitz Gummi
    • Pet Rat
    • Pet Tarantula
    • Sweet Temptations
    • Candy Corn
    • Licorice
    • Malted Milk Balls
    • Chocolate Coated Nuts, and Sours
    • Sunkist Fruit Gel Slices
    • Sport Beans

    American Licorice**

    • Black & Red Vines
    • Strawberry Ropes

    Sconza Candies

    • Jawbreakers
    • Chocolate Covered Cherries
    • Chocolate
    • Boston Baked Beans
    • Jordon Almonds
    • Yogurt Raisens
    • Lemoncello Almonds
    • Chocolate/Yogurt Fruit & Raisens

    Frito-Lay*

    • Doritos
    • Rold Gold
    • Lays Potato Chips

    Nabisco*

    • Corn Nuts
    • Chips Ahoy!
    • Oreos
    • Nutter Butter
    • Vanilla Wafers

    Keebler

    • Chips Deluxe
    • Pecan Sandies
    • Cheez-it
    • Vanilla Wafers
  • Necco (New England Confectionery Company)

    • Sweethearts
    • Mary Jane Peanut Butter Chews
    • NECCO Wafers/Necco Wafer Smoothies
    • Sky Bar
    • Clark Bar
    • Canada Mints
    • Candy Cupboard
    • Thin Mints
    • NECCO Assorted Junior Wafers
    • Clark Junior Laydown Bag
    • Mary Jane Laydown Bag
    • Haviland
    • Mallow Cups
    • Necco Peanut Butter Kisses

    Ghiradelli Chocolates

    • All filled & non filled squares
    • All filled & non filled bars
    • Non pariels
    • Chocolate chips

    Gimbals Fine Candies

    • JellyBeans
    • Cherry Hearts
    • Scotty Dogs
    • Sour Lovers
    • LavaBalls

    Nestle

    • Nestle Treasures
    • Laffy Taffy
    • Kathryn Beich specialty candy
    • Baby Ruth*
    • Butterfinger*
    • Pearson’s Nips
    • Famous Old Time Candies (gourmet chocolates)
    • Nestle Crunch Butterfinger Crisp

    Pearson’s Candy Co.

    • Salted Nut Roll
    • Nut Goodie
    • Mint Patties
    • Bun Bars

    Anabelles Candy Company

    • Rocky Road – Smores
    • Look
    • Big Hunk
    • Abba-Zaba – Peanut Butter/Raspberry
    • Yogurt Nuts & Fruit

    Bachman

    • Pretzels
    • Jax Cheese Curls
    • Keystone Snacks Party Mix
    • Cheese Curls
    • Corn Chips

    Orville Redenbacher

    • popcorn

    See’s Candies

    • Chocolate Assortment
    • Nuts & Chews
    • Truffles
    • Lollypops
    • Fund Raisers
    • Brittles & Toffees
    • Candy Bars

Fruit & Nuts

Members of the United Farm Workers (UFW) help produce various fruits and nuts with the UFW label, including porducts from: coastal Berry Co., Swanton Berry, Montpelier Almonds, Brown Date Gardent Dates, Mann’s California Apples, and cirtus fruit from Sunkist, Sunworld, Airdrome and Big Jim.

*Some products made abroad; check the label for country of origin.

**Also made at non-union plant in Laporte, Indiana

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