Brands Born in the USA

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To help your family prepare for the Fourth of July, you might refer to Bob Vila’s informative slideshow that names 17 brands “born and loved” in the US. There are a few surprises in the list—how many did you know? Other than Pendleton, of course! We’ve added a few more just for good measure:

Would you like to stay even closer to home? These businesses are right here in Portland, unless otherwise noted (there are too many breweries and bicycle makers to list!):

Whether or not these products are in your house or on your person, we hope you enjoy the holiday.


Postscript

An interesting article from Fashionista about the Made in the USA label for apparel suggests the sort of labeling shown in the image below might be the wave of the future. Can you imagine this happening?

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