Union-Made Thanksgiving Guide From the AFL-CIO & UnionLabel.org

Nov 23, 2021

Originally published by UnionLabel.org and the AFL-CIO at AFLCIO.org.

When you buy union, you’re supporting good jobs in American communities, jobs that provide living wages and benefits, safe working conditions, and dignity and respect for work. Look for these quality products, produced by union members, when preparing for your Thanksgiving feast.

This list was put together by the AFL-CIO and UnionLabel.org and includes everything you’ll need for a truly Union-Made and Made in America Thanksgiving feast!

The unions that your family will be supporting this Thanksgiving are: 
The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM)
The Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers-USW (GMP-USW)
The Machinists and Aerospace Union (IAMAW)
UNITE HERE
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
The United Steelworkers (USW)
The United Farm Workers (UFW); and the Teamsters (IBT).

Set the Table

  • Anchor Hocking (GMP-USW)
  • Bennington Potters (UNITE HERE)
  • Clauss knives (USW)
  • CorningWare (USW)
  • Cutco knives
  • Fiestaware (GMP-USW)
  • Homer Laughlin china (GMP-USW)
  • Libbey glassware (GMP-USW)
  • Pyrex (USW)

Fresh Whole Turkey

  • Butterball (UFCW)
  • Foster Farms (UFCW)

Ham

  • Appleton Farms ham (UFCW)
  • Butterball ham (UFCW)
  • Cook’s ham (UFCW)
  • Farmland old-fashioned pit ham (UFCW)
  • Farmland original pit ham (UFCW)
  • Hormel honey roasted ham (UFCW)
  • Tyson ham (UFCW)

Stuffing

  • Manischewitz (UFCW)
  • Stroehmann bakery products (BCTGM)

Vegetables

  • Andy Boy (UFW)
  • Birds Eye (UFCW)
  • Eurofresh (UFCW)
  • Mann’s (UFCW)
  • Muranaka Farm (UFW)

Cranberries/Cranberry Sauce

  • Dole (IBT)
  • Ocean Spray (IAMAW)

Potatoes

  • Betty Crocker specialty potatoes (BCTGM)
  • Dole fresh potatoes (IBT)
  • Mann’s fresh culinary cuts sweet potatoes (UFCW)

Bread

  • Aunt Millie’s bread products (UFCW)
  • Pillsbury rolls (BCTGM)
  • Stroehmann bakery products (BCTGM)

Pie

  • Banquet fruit pies (UFCW)
  • Entenmann’s (BCTGM)
  • Marie Callender’s (UFCW)
  • Pillsbury pie crust (BCTGM)
  • Sara Lee (BCTGM)

Pie Filling

  • Del Monte fresh apples (IBT)
  • Food Club canned pumpkin (UFCW)
  • Kroger pumpkin pie (UFCW)

To find more union-made in America products, visit Union Label and Service Trades Department.

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