Union Made Easter Candy

Some of you may be in the mood to buy candy this weekend, and as always you can do something good for people and the planet by purchasing products made with union labor. Unions provide many benefits to workers including: higher pay, retirement benefits, health care, collective bargaining representation, and much more. In general, union workers live happier and healthier lives, which makes my jelly beans taste even better. 

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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).

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
Chocolate chips
All filled & non filled squares
non pariels

Just Born     
Peeps     
Mike & Ike     
Hot Tamales     
Peanut Chews     
Jelly Beans

Gimbals Fine Candies
JellyBeans
Cherry Hearts
Scotty Dogs

Nestle
Nestle Treasures
Laffy Taffy
Kathryn Beich specialty candy
Goelitz Confections     
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

American Licorice     
Black & Red Vines     
Strawberry Ropes

Anabelles Candy Company
Boston Baked Beans
Jordon Almonds
Rocky Road
U-Nos
Look
Big Hunk
Abba-Zaba
Yogurt Nuts & Fruit

Sconza Candies     
Jawbreakers     
Chocolate Covered Cherries
Chocolate     
      
Keebler
Chips Deluxe
Pecan Sandies
Cheez-it
Vanilla Wafers
      
See's Candy

Thanks to UnionPlus.org for compiling this list!

~ by Sarah Manski for PosiPlanet, the blog of the founders of PosiPair.com

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