Here’s your union-made in America Thanksgiving shopping list

Union Made ThanksgivingBefore you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check out this list of union-made in America food and cookware items essential to any traditional family Thanksgiving feast.

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).


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


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


  • 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


  • Cutco knives – USW
  • All-Clad cookware – USW
  • Corning – USW
  • Ware – USW
  • Fiestaware – GMP
  • Anchor Hocking – GMP

(Compiled by the AFL-CIO’s Union Label and Service Trades Department, Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411.)

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