Union-Made Valentine’s Day Shopping List

Jackie Tortora

AFL-CIO Blog/Social Media Manager

Why not give your valentine some union-made sweets this Feb. 14? It turns out, there are many union-made treats you can give out on Valentine’s Day. The iconic Necco candy Sweethearts conversation hearts are made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM). Here are some more products compiled by our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, made by members of BCTGM and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW):

  • Ghirardelli chocolates;
  • Godiva chocolates;
  • Hershey’s Kisses;
  • Necco Sweethearts;
  • Tootsie Rolls;
  • Russell Stover candy; and
  • York Peppermint Patties.

Check out more union-made candies from Labor 411.


This has been reposted from the AFL-CIO.

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