Holiday Snack and Beverage Guide

For most, December is a season of family gatherings and holiday parties. Whether you’re hosting or bringing a dish to pass, consider union-made refreshments to support quality, good-paying jobs in our communities!

Chips and Pretzels

Rold Gold pretzels, UTZ pretzels, Frito-Lay products, Pirate’s Booty, Keystone Foods products, Mikesell’s potato chips, Happy’s potato chips and Bugles.

Pies

Banquet fruit pies, Entenmann’s snack pies, Marie Callender’s fruit, seasonal and cream pies, Sarah Lee pies, Pillsbury crescent rolls and Pillsbury pie crusts.

Ice Cream Toppings

Masterson Company.

Sweet Goods

Safeway, Giant and Albertson’s bakery goods, Hostess Brands, Ding Dongs, Twinkies, SnoBalls.

Bread and Rolls

Bimbo, SB Thomas, Sara Lee, Nature’s Harvest, Freihofer, Arnold, Brownberry, Oroweat, Entenmann’s, Ball Park, Marinela, Maier’s, Beefsteak, D’Italiano, J.J. Nissen, Boboli, Mrs. Baird’s, Tia Rosa tortillas and Stroehmann.

Candy
  • Annabelle Candy Company: Rocky Road, Abba-Zaba, Look, Big Hunk and U-No.
  • Boyer Candy: Mallo Cups, Peanut Butter Cups, Smoothie Cups, Triple Twist Pretzels and Dark Chocolate Mallo Cups.
  • Brown & Haley: Almond Roca, Cashew Roca and Mocha Roca.
  • Concord Confections/Tootsie Roll Industries: All Tootise Roll brand products and Double Bubble Bubble Gum.
  • Frankford Candy & Chocolate: Gums, jellies, hard candy, molded filled, hollow and solid chocolate.
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate: Solid Milk, Milk & Caramel, Solid 60% Cacao Dark and Dark & Sea Salt Caramel and all varieties of chocolates.
  • Hershey: Hershey Milk Chocolate Bars, Hershey Milk Chocolate with Almond Bars, Cookies ‘N’ Creme Bars (snack, extra-large and giant sizes only), Hershey Kisses (Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate with Almonds, Special Dark, Cookies ‘N’ Creme), Rolo and Hershey Nuggets.
  • Jelly Belly: Candy Corn, Jelly Belly Disney Villains bags, Harry Potter Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, Harry Potter Jelly Slugs, Jelly Belly BeanBoozled, Gummi Rats, Gummi Tarantulas and other jelly beans.
  • Nestlé Chocolate: Laffy Taffy, Rope Taffy, Tangy Taffy, Baby Ruth, Butterfinger, BB’s, Pearson’s Nips, Nestlé Crunch Bars and Sno Caps.
  • Pearson’s Candy Company: Tins, bagged and chocolate mints, including The Nut Goodie Bar, Salted Nut Roll and Pearson’s Mint Patties.
  • Sconza Candy Company: Chocolate Jordanetts, Boston Baked Beans, Yogurt Raisins, Lemoncello Almonds, Chocolate/Yogurt Fruit & Raisins and other products.
  • See’s Candies: Chocolates, nuts and chews, truffles, lollipops, brittles and toffees.

 

Beverages
Beer

Anheuser-Busch, Black Eye Ale, Black Hawk Stout, Blue Heron Pale Ale, Boxer, Budweiser, Busch, Butte Creek Organic Collection, Carmel Wheat, Clear Creek Ice, Dundee Craft, Eye of the Hawk, Genesee Brewery, Goose Island, Henry Weinhard’s, Honey Amber Rose, Huber, Icehouse, Landshark Lager, Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale, Leinenkugel Brewing Co., Lionshead, Mad River Brewing Co., Mendocino Imperial, Michelob, Miller, Milwaukee’s Best, Minhas Oktoberfest, Mendocino-Talon-Double-IPA, Natural Ice & Light, O’Doul’s, Olde English 800, Pabst, Peregrine Pilsner, Pyramid, Red Dog, Red Tail Ale, Rolling Rock, Sam Adams, Shergill IPA, Shock Top, Talon Extra Select Double IPA and White Hawk Select IPA.

Wine

Almaden, Barrelli Creek, Bartles & Jaymes, Black Box, Boone’s Farm, C.K. Mondavi wines, Carlo Rossi, Charles Krug, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, Corbett Canyon Vineyard, Dubonnet, Fairbanks, Franzia, Gallo Estate Wines, Lejon Vermouth, Livingston Cellars, MD 20/20, Mission Bell, Peter Vella, Rancho Zabaco, Robert Mondavi, Seagram’s Escapes, Sheffield Cellars, St. Supery, Tribuno Vermouth, Turning Leaf and Weibel.

Spirits

Tequila
Azteca, Barton Liquor, Captain Gold, Don Eduardo, El Jimador, El Mayor, El Toro, Herradura, Juarez and Montezuma.

Vodka
Aristocrat, CLIX, Denaka, Finlandia, Maximus, Pinnacle, Platinum, Rain, Taaka and Wheatley.

 

 

Thank you to our friends at the AFL-CIO and Labor 411 for the research.