Hennepin County Medical Center - Local 977

Snack Time Without the Guilt

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Whether you’re looking for holiday treats, snacks for a football party, or simply for a snack to satisfy your sweet tooth, here are candies, cookies, chips and more that are union-made in the USA. These goodies are brought to you by members of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International (BCTGM) or United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

  • American Licorice: Black Vines, Red Vines, Strawberry Ropes
  • Anabelles Candy Co.: Abba-Zaba, Big Hunk, Boston Baked Beans, Jordon Almonds, Look, Rocky Road, U-Nos, Yogurt Nuts & Fruits
  • Bachman: Cheese Curls, Corn Chips, Jax Cheese Curls, Keystone Snacks Party Mix, Pretzels
  • Frito-Lay: Doritos, Lays Potato Chips, Rold Gold Pretzels
  • Ghirardelli Chocolates: All chocolate chips, filled and non-filled chocolate squares, nonpareils.
  • Gembals Fine Candies: Cherry Hearts, Jelly Beans
  • Hershey: Hershey Bars (Almond, Kit Kat, Special Dark, Symphony with Toffee); Cadbury Bars (Dairy Milk, Fruit and Nut, Roast Almond, Royal Dark); other Hershey snacks (Carmello, Jolly Ranchers, Kissables, Nuggets, Rolo, Syrups)
  • Jelly Belly’s Candy Company: Candy Corn, Chocolate Coated Nuts and Sours, Chocolate Dutch Mints, Chocolate Temptations, Dimples, Goelitz Confections, Goelitz Gummi, Licorice, Malted Milk Balls, Pet Rats, Pet Tarantula, Sunkist Fruit Gel Slices, Sweet Temptations
  • Just Born: Hot Tamales, Jelly Beans, Mike & Ike, Peanut Chews, Peeps
  • Keebler: Cheez-it, Chips Deluxe, Pecan Sandies, Vanilla Wafers
  • Kraft: Snack products
  • Nabisco: Chips Ahoy!, Corn Nuts, Graham Crackers, Nutter Butter, Oreos, Vanilla Wafers
  • Nestle: Butterfinger Crisp, Crunch, Famous Old Time Candies, Laffy Taffy, Kathryn Beich specialty candy, Pearson’s Nips, Treasures
  • New England Confectionery Company (Necco): Canada Mints; Candy Cupboard; Clark Bar and Clark Junior Laydown Bag; Haviland; Mallow Cups; Mary Jane Peanut Butter Chews and Laydown Bag; Peanut Butter Kisses; Sky Bar; Sweethearts; Thin Mints; Wafers, Wafer Smoothies and Assorted Junior Wafers
  • Orville Redenbacher: Popcorn
  • Pearson’s Candy Co. (made in Minnesota): Bun Bars, Mint Patties, Nut Goodie, Salted Nut Roll
  • Sconza Candies: Chocolate, Chocolate Covered Cherries, Jawbreakers
  • Fruits and nuts: Members of the United Farm Workers help prepare fruits and nuts sold under the following labels: Airdrome citrus fruit, Big Jim citrus fruit, Brown Date Garden dates, Coastal berries, Mann’s California apples, Montpelier almonds, Sunkist citrus fruit, Sunworld citrus fruit, Swanton berries.

Possibly union-made in the USA (check packaging)

  • Jelly Bellies (some are made in nonunion plants in Chicago and Taiwan)
  • Hershey: Kisses, Milk Chocolate Bar (some are made in Mexico)
  • Nestle: Butterfinger, Baby Ruth (some are made in Mexico)
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