Have a BCTGM-Made Holiday Season

Posted by BCTGM - December 5, 2012 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays - No Comments
BCTGM-Made Holiday 2012
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Delight your friends and loved ones with holiday treats made by hard-working BCTGM members! Listed here is a sampling of the BCTGM-contracted companies that produce seasonal specialties…

Annabelle Candy

Holiday seasonal specialties and bag candy including union-made candies like Rocky Road, Abba Zaba, Look, Big Hunk and U-No.

BCTGM Local 125 (San Leandro, Calif.)



Brown & Haley

Holiday gift boxes, baskets, tins and packages filled with the company’s renowned Almond Roca, Cashew Roca, Mocha Roca, Sugar Free Almond Roca and Candy Cane Roca.

BCTGM Local 9 (Seattle)

Tootsie Roll

Tootsie Roll brand candies.

BCTGM Local 1 (Chicago)


Nestlé Chocolate

Holiday hard candy, molded solid chocolate, tins and festive packages filled with Nestlé Treasurers, Laffy Taffy, Flips Pretzels, Kathryn Beich specialty candy, Baby Ruth, Butterfinger, BB’s and Pearson’s Nips.

BCTGM Local 1 (Chicago) and Local 342 (Bloomington, Ill.)


Frankford Candy & Chocolate

Holiday candy toys, gift baskets, tins boxes and packs filled with gums, jellies, hard candy, molded filled, hollow and solid chocolate under the Frankford name

BCTGM Local 6 (Phila.)


Ghirardelli Chocolate

Holiday chocolate gift baskets, tins, boxes and festive packages filled with Ghirardelli brand chocolate.

BCTGM Local 125 (San Leandro, Calif.)



Festive packaging for union-made Hershey’s Kisses, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars, and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almond Bars.

BCTGM Local 464 (Hershey, Pa.)


Jelly Belly

Holiday gift boxes, tins, packs; Christmas tree taffy, gums, jellies and other seasonal novelties under the Jelly Belly brand.

BCTGM Local 125 (San Leandro, Calif.)


Just Born, Inc.

Holiday Marshmallow Peeps in tree and snowman designs, Mike & Ike Merry Mix

BCTGM Local 6 (Philadelphia)


New England Confectionery Company (NECCO)

Holiday tins and bags filled with BCTGM-made treats including: NECCO Wafers, Clark bar, Sky Bar, Candy Cupboard Chocolates, Masterpiece Chocolates, Wrapped Foil Mints, Mary Jane Bags, Peanut Butter Kisses, Haviland Thin Mints, Chocolate Covered Peanuts, Raisins and Bridge Mix, Chocolate Peanut Clusters, Chocolate Nonpareils, Mighty Malts Malted Milk Balls, and more.

BCTGM Local 348 (Framingham, Mass.)


See’s Candies

Holiday tins, baskets, boxes with hard, soft and nut chocolate candies, peppermint twists, fudge and foil chocolate.

BCTGM Local 125 (San Leandro, Calif.)


Pearson’s Candy

Holiday tins, bagged and chocolate mints including The Nut Goodie Bar, Salted Nut Roll, Pearson’s Mint Patties, and Flurries.

BCTGM Local 22 (Twin Cities, Minn.)


Linette Quality Chocolates

Womelsdorf, Pa. plant

Local 6 (Philadelphia)

Seasonal chocolates and festive packaged chocolate candy including Linette brand Creamy Peanut Butter Cups, Mini Creamy Peanut Butter Cups, Creamy Caramel Cups, Mini Creamy Caramel Cups, Dark Chocolate Mint Cups, Carmel Nut Clusters, Chocolate Covered Raisins, Chocolate Covered Cashews.


Sconza Candy

Red, White & Green Chocolate Jordanetts, Christmas Bell Jellies and Rings, Reindeer Corn, Red, White & Green Boston Baked Beans, Sprinkled Christmas Tree Pretzels.

BCTGM Local 125 (San Leandro, Calif.)



Dare Foods

A variety of gums, jellies, hard candy and gift tubs including festive bags with “To/From” gift tags. Products include Icy & Spicy Mints, Snowdrift Mints, a range of festive colored Ju Jubes and Dare’s Scotch Mints.

BCTGM Local 264 (Toronto, Ontario)


Farley & Sathers

Creston, Iowa plant Trolli brand

Local 36 (Davenport, Iowa)


Concord Confections

Double Bubble bubble gum and gumballs in festive packages.

BCTGM Local 264 (Toronto, Ontario)


Boyer Candies

Boyer Mallo Cups, peanut butter cups, triple twist pretzels.

Local 19 (Cleveland)





  • Holiday PEEPS (Snowmen, Trees, Stars, Gingerbread Men)
  • Equal number of paper straws or sticks


  • Remove holiday PEEPS from packaging.
  • Slowly slide a holiday PEEP on to each of your sticks or straws, stopping just before the straw pushes through the other end of the PEEP.
  • If desired, add a cellophane bag to the top of each, and tie off with ribbon. Add a gift tag for gift giving.

For chocolate covered PEEPS Pops you will also need:

  • Chocolate Coating (a bag of Hershey Chocolate Kisses)
  • Wax Paper
  • Baking Sheet

Optional: Sprinkles, crushed candy canes and candies such as Mike & Ike Merry Mix.


  • Lay out baking sheet and line with wax paper.
  • Remove your PEEPS from their packages.
  • Melt your chocolate coating according to the package directions.
  • Spoon the chocolate onto each PEEP POP, sprinkle with topping and lay flat on wax paper to dry.

Image and recipe: JustBorn.com