February 13, 2013

UFCW Members Make Valentine’s Day a Little Sweeter

source: Labor 411


According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $1.6 billion on candy this year to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  UFCW members across the country, along with members of many other unions, have worked hard to make this holiday a little sweeter this year, by helping to create your favorite candy, chocolate, gifts, and other Valentine’s day products! Refer to the list below, brought to you by Labor 411 to help you find last-minute, union-made goodies.


  • See’s Candy
  • Russell Stover
  • Ghirardelli Chocolates (UFCW)
  • Hershey Kisses and Hugs
  • Necco Sweethearts
  • Tootsie Rolls
  • York pepper mint patties


  • Andre (UFCW)
  • Cook’s (UFCW)
  • Eden Roc (UFCW
  • J. Roget (UFCW)
  • Jacques Bonet (UFCW)
  • Jacque Reynard (UFCW)
  • JFJ (UFCW)
  • Le Domaine (UFCW)
  • Tott’s
  • Wycliff (UFCW)


C0logne and Perfume:

  • Hugo Boss
  • Pierre Cardin (UFCW)
  • Avon (UFCW)
  • Old Spice (UFCW)

Making dinner for your Valentine? Then pick up what you need from a union grocery store near you, with the help of the UFCW mobile app. Then pick out some union-made wine to go with it!

You can also make these Chocolate Peanut Butter cupcakes with the union-made ingredients provided in the recipe for your sweetheart. You’ll be sure to impress.

And if you really screwed up last V-day, why not purchase some jewelry from fellow union members at department stores like Macy’s?

We hope that with the help our our tips, you and your honey have a happy, union-made Valentine’s Day!