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I'm happy to present this list of great products from New Jersey, my home state. These made in New Jersey item range from food to clothing to home goods. As an eco-friendly blogger, I am very excited to see Jersey manufacturing emerging in an organic and sustainable way.
What Products are Made in New Jersey?
According to Choose New Jersey, a privately funded economic development organization with the mission to stimulate job creation in New Jersey, there are over 2,500 advanced manufacturers that call New Jersey home.
Absolute Green plant based cleaning products were created to be a natural and safe alternative to household cleaners that contain toxic chemicals and synthetic ingredients. The Absolute Green non-toxic home product line includes all purpose cleaners, air fresheners, linen and fabric sprays, and wood cleaners.
All Absolute Green home products are certified Vegan, Cruelty Free and Vegan. The company is committed to 100% natural products and is dedicated to full ingredient transparency.
Absolute Green is a Made in New Jersey small business and WBENC (Women's Business Enterprise National Council) certified
Aunt Gussie's Cookies & Crackers is a family owned and operated business located in Garfield, New Jersey. Aunt Gussie's has been baking up healthy cookies and crackers since 1980. They are known for their sugar free cookies made with spelt or wheat. They offer gluten free cookies too..
Aunt Gussie's sugar-free cookies are made with artificial sweeteners, such as sucralose, and are designed for people who are following a low-sugar or sugar-free diet. The company offers a variety of flavors, including chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, and peanut butter. Aunt Gussie's sugar-free cookies can be found in stores and online.
Bosco Syrup is a brand of chocolate syrup that is made by the Bosco Products Company, which is based in Lodi, New Jersey. Bosco has been around since 1928 and The syrup is made with cocoa and is used to flavor and sweeten a variety of foods and drinks, such as ice cream, milkshakes, and coffee. The company also makes other chocolate-flavored products, such as chocolate sauce and chocolate milk mix. Bosco Syrup is available in stores and online
Derma Safe has been manufacturing razor blades and surgical prep razors in Fairfield, New Jersey for over 30 years. Today, Derma-Safe LLC focuses on a line of folding utility knives and folding survival saws. They currently supply our Military with an average of 600,000 folding utility knives each year. They also supply private label survival kit manufactures with both the knife and saws.
Each component of Derma Safe folding utility knives and saws are manufactured and assembled in New Jersey with the exception of the Bosch saw blade, which is Swiss made.
DESIRON is a furniture company that was founded in 2002 by interior designer and artist, Brad Ascalon. The company is based in New Jersey and is known for its handcrafted furniture and accessories. Their pieces are known for their modern and clean design, and are made using high-quality materials such as steel, wood, and leather. The company's product line includes a wide range of furniture items such as tables, chairs, sofas, beds, and storage units. DESIRON has been featured in a number of design publications and has won several awards for its products. They offer over 200 items and all are crafted in the Kenilworth, NJ factory.
DESIRON designs and builds bench-made American furniture with a focus on straightforward design and a modern aesthetic. Our line has over 200 items and is all crafted in our Kenilworth, NJ factory.
Hammersmith Cookware has been making cookware in the USA since 1936. Today, their manufacturing facility is located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Hammersmith Cookware is made from copper, an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional non-stick pan components. All of the Hammersmith Cookware pots and pans are handcrafted artisanal pieces that will last for generations.
North Jersey is also home to Marcal Paper, owned by Soundview Paper Company. Marcal has taken some great steps to create more sustainable paper towels, toilet paper, and other home items.
Marcal Paper offers a remarkable selection of 100% recycled bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, and facial tissue for commercial use. They make paper from paper, not trees! The paper is free from chlorine bleaching, dyes, or fragrances.
Schott NYC has been making jackets in the USA for over 100 years. They have been a leader jacket fashion and trends. The first jacket that Schottt offered was a raincoat in 1913. In 1928 Schott designed and introduced to the world the first motorcycle jacket. During WWII Schott worked with the US Air Force to design and product "bomber jackets" and wool pea coats. They would have a contract to make these coats for 60 years. In the 1970s and 80s, Schott's leather jackets became popular with the punk rock crowd.
Today, Schott NYC's is still a popular manufacturer of leather and wool jackets for men, women, and kids. Not all of their products are made in the USA, but they have a large selection of jackets that are made in their Union, New Jersey factory. In New Jesrey jackets are made from scratch from leather, wool, cotton, and other fabrics. You can read about the skill and detail used in the manufacturing process on the Schott NYC website.
Todd Shelton is a manufacturer of menswear that offers classic and minimalist fashion with a focus on the perfect fit. All Todd Shelton clothing is manufactured in their East Rutherford, New Jersey factory from imported fabrics.
Todd Shelton jeans, dress shirts, pants and t-shirts can be made for individual customer specifications, or tailered to fit your individual body size. They even offer repairs and alterations so you are sure to be investing in clothing that will last.
Unionwear is a leading manufacturer of made in USA hats, bags and binders for the promotional, fashion and uniform markets. Their 70,000 square foot manufacturing facility is located in Newark, New Jersey. Unionwear is a hat and bag manufacturer to the US military and high end fashion brands. Union made hats, bags, and binders can be customized for any organization.
This USA Love List Guest Post was originally written in 2013 by New Jersey native Becky Elmuccio. It has been updated multiple times over the yearsby USA Love List editors.
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Reviva Skincare is made in New Jersey! Great skincare.
this is really good article, thank you for sharing with us
I live in Delaware, so I can just hop on the Delaware Memorial Bridge and be in NJ in just a few minutes. Their tomatoes are considered the BEST. So, I am excited to try First Field Ketchup!
Another great one is Case’s Pork Roll.
i love your lists!!
Thanks Peter, that’s so nice of you to say. If you are on Facebook, search for the group called “I Try To Buy American”. A bunch of us are starting to share ideas there.
Are you familiar with Emmor Works – custom farm tables made in central NJ
I’ve not heard of any of these before, but it is amazing how many different things there are. I haven’t been to New Jersey in a while, but having something made there would be a nice treat!
I am delighted that I noticed tyis website,
exactly the right info that I was searching for!
Hi, I work for a design firm called Greenbaum Interiors. We have been making custom furniture in Paterson NJ for over 50 years. We also help our clients recycle their old furnishings by resizing, refinishing, and upholstering. We employ many extremely talented artisans and craftspeople, right here in NJ!
So excited to run across this info! I have an amazing vintage sofa that I have been looking to get redone!
I have tried TANDOOR CHEF FROZEN FOODS products. I did not know they were make in New Jersey!
Don’t forget about Sweet Jersey White Corn and salt water taffy.
Nice to see such a diverse list of products made in my home state of New Jersey!
LOVE your spotlight on NJ made products. I wonder if there’s a comprehensive, up to date list of ALL products made in our wonderful state?
ohh hillside candy! I will have to look for some.
Wonderful! Way to go, New Jersey!
We LOVE the Hillside candies in my house. I always have them in a bowl on my counter top.
Definitely going to try to find the ketchup when we are in NJ in June. My youngest loves ketchup, so it is a total win!
Wow, who knew so much goodness came from Jersey? Excellent. I like the look of the beer, wonder if they have a gluten free one? Thanks for sharing!
I love it! This has a great list of products to try made in New Jersey. Thanks so much for compiling this list. I could totally go for a cup of that coffee right now!
So much I didn’t know about NJ, expect for the beer of course I knew about that 🙂
Love the mini saw. Ingenious idea!
I love seeing all these great picks from my home state! I didn’t know Marcal was an NJ company – I love their paper towels
So do you live in new jersey
I’ve had Flying Fish’s Belgian Abbey Dubbel and it is very good.
New Jersey is The Garden State and they have the best tomatoes EVER!
Thank you for telling me what new jerseys nickname is.