When those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them. Here’s a brief list of choices of candy products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union; snack foods by members of the United Food and Commercial Workers; or fruit and nuts from members of the United Farm Workers of America.
Hershey Products: Hershey Kisses*, Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar*, Hershey Special Dark Bars, Hershey Milk with Almond Bars, Hershey Nuggets, Rolos, Hershey Kissables, Kit Kat Bars, Carmello Bar, Cadbury Fruit & Nut Bar, Cadbury Roast Almond Bar, Cadbury Dairy Milk Bar, Cadbury Royal Dark Bar, Hershey Symphony Bar with Toffee.
NECCO (New England Confectionery Co.): Mary Jane Peanut Butter Chews, NECCO Wafers, NeccoWafer Smoothies, NECCO Assorted Junior Wafers, Sky Bar, Clark Bar, Canada Mints, Candy Cupboard, Thin Mints, Clark Junior Laydown Bag, Mary Jane Laydown Bag, Haviland Mallow Cups, Necco Peanut Butter Kisses.
Just Born: Peeps, Mike & Ike, Hot Tamales, Peanut Chews, Jelly Beans.
Jelly Belly’s Candy Co.: Jelly Bellies (also made in nonunion plants in Chicago and 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, SoursSunkist Fruit Gel Slices.
American Licorice: Black & Red Vines, Strawberry Ropes.
Sconza Candies: Jawbreakers,Chocolate Covered Cherries,Chocolates.
Ghiradelli Chocolates: All filled & non filled squares,nonpareils.
Gimbals Fine Candies: JellyBeans,Cherry Hearts, Scotty Dogs
Nestlé: Nestlé Treasures, Laffy Taffy, Kathryn Beich specialty candy, Baby Ruth*, Butterfinger*, Pearson’s Nips,Famous Old-Time Candies,Nestlé Crunch,Butterfinger,Crisp.
Pearson’s Candy Co.: Salted Nut Roll, Nut Goodie, Mint Patties, Bun Bars.
Anabelles Candy Company: Boston Baked Beans, Jordan Almonds,Rocky Road,U-Nos,Look,Big Hunk, Abba-Zaba, Yogurt Nuts & Fruit
* Some products made in Mexico; check label for country of origin.