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Trick or treat… give us something union-made to eat!

As you head to the store to load up on the sugary sweets that put a smile on the faces of trick-or-treaters this Halloween, make sure that the candy you are treating them to is union-made! Read more »

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Union Shop: Butterfinger

Product: Candy
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Yes, they’re “crispety, crunchety, and peanut-buttery,” but Butterfinger candy bars are also union-made! BCTGM members in Illinois make this classic that everyone loves, even Homer Simpson!

Butterfingers are available at retailers nationwide. Click here for more information.

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Union Shop: Charms Blow Pops

Product: Charms Blow Pops
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Charms Blow Pops are candies with an identity crisis, but in the best possible way – each Blow Pop has a delicious hard-candy shell with a bubble gum center. Made by BCTGM members, Blow Pops are the candy that keeps giving.

Charms Blow Pops are available at retailers nationwide. Click here for more information.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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Union Shop: Junior Mints

Product: Junior Mints
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Junior Mints are the classic chocolate candy with a delicious mint shell. Made by BCTGM members, Junior Mints have been in stores since 1949. Whether you are going to a movie, concert, or sporting event, Junior Mints are the perfect treat to bring along.

Junior Mints are available at retailers nationwide. Click here for more information.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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Union Shop: Hot Tamales

Product: Candy
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Some like it sweet, some like it sour, but if you like your candy blazing hot, then you can’t go wrong with Hot Tamales. These candies burst with intense spicy cinnamon flavor. Made by BCTGM members in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, these treats are sure to scorch your taste buds.

Hot Tamales are available at grocery stores nationwide. More information here.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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Union Shop: Mike & Ike

Product: Candy
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Mike & Ike is what candy should be – sweet and delicious. These oblong, chewy candies come in several colors and varieties including: cherry, orange, lime, lemon, and strawberry and are made by BCTGM members in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Mike & Ikes are available at grocery stores nationwide. More information here.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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Union Shop: American Licorice

Product: Red Vines, Natural Vines, Grape Vines
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

If there’s one thing that the folks at American Licorice do well it’s… licorice! The company employs union workers represented by BCTGM Local 125 in California. Licorice should be a mainstay in any candy connoisseur’s cabinet, so be sure to stock up on Red Vines, Natural Vines, and Grape Vines.

American Licorice products are available at grocery stores nationwide. More information here.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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Union Shop: Charleston Chews

Product: Charleston Chews
Union: BCTGM
Category: Sweets & Snacks

Charleston Chew is a popular candy named after the iconic early-20th century dance. Made by BCTGM members, this delectable classic is sure to make you kick up your feet in delight. Charleston Chew bars are available at retailers nationwide. Click here for more information.

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Union Shop: Carhartt Workwear

Product: Coats, work pants, socks
Union: UFCW
Category: Apparel

Good news for working men and women in need of some new clothes! The rugged apparel brand Carharrt has just released a “Made in America Line” that includes, coats, work pants, and socks for both men and women. Nine hundred UFCW members make these stylish and sturdy clothes in two factories in the company’s Tennessee and Kentucky plants.

See Carhartt’s Made in America line here.

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Union Shop: Land O’Lakes

Product: Butter, Margarine, Spreads
Union: UAW
Category: Food & Beverage

Butter is one of the greatest inventions in history. You put it on something, and it will taste better. Do you know what else is great? Workers having a voice on the job! Made by UAW members in Canton, Ohio, Land O’Lakes butter is the blend of these two important ingredients.

Land O’Lakes products are available nationwide. Click here for more information.

Union Shop: A Guide to Whats Union-MadeFind more union-made products and services at Union Shop. Or submit your own here!
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