Make the Holidays Twice as Nice with Something Special from Wisconsin
The Something Special from Wisconsin program is a great place to find unique, high-quality Wisconsin-made products! Since 1983, the program has been trademarked through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). The red and yellow SSfW logo is a quick, reliable way to identify genuine Wisconsin products. Products displaying the logo guarantee that at least half of the item's ingredients, production, or the processing is attributed to Wisconsin. With nearly 450 companies participating in the SSfW program, the logo can be found on everything from meats and cheeses to sweet syrups, candies, soaps, candles, lotions, art, beverages, and more.
By purchasing Something Special from Wisconsin products, you are supporting Wisconsin producers, processors, businesses, and the local economy. To find more local flavors and other Wisconsin-made products, visit www.somethingspecialfromwi.com .
Boxes of Fun | christines-kitchens.com
These boxes make it easy for consumers to give fun, unique holiday gifts while supporting local Wisconsin businesses. Boxes of Fun are perfect for college students, family & friends in the military, stock your house for holiday company, or treat yourself! Order by December 17, 2021, to receive by Christmas.
Below is a list of all Something Special from Wisconsin members participating in the Alice in Dairyland 2021 Holiday promotion.
Addicting Pretzels | addictingpretzels.com
Addicting Pretzels based in Wind Lake has your crunchy snack needs! Addicting Pretzels offers 3 different sizes of tasty pretzels with sweet and savory flavor options like Buffalo Ranch, Bacon Ranch, and Cinnamon.
Ambrosia Flame Candles | www.ambrisiaflamecandles.com
· Make your home smell delicious this season with Ambrosia flame candles! These candles are made using the finest ingredients, burn clean, are nontoxic & smell amazing! Ambrosia Flame is a small female-owned Wisconsin company that hand pours each candle with scents like Wisconsin Old Fashioned and Apple Maple Bourbon candles.
BannJoe Farms | https://www.bannjoefarms.com/
Flavor your holiday dishes with Wisconsin spices. BannJoe Farms grows gourmet garlic in Marshall, WI, and offers 7 varieties! Their Garlic powder is 100% garlic with no additives resulting in a flavorful product! BannJoe Farms offers garlic bulbs as seeds and for cooking!
Burn Pit BBQ | burnpitbbq.com
Burn Pit BBQ is a veteran-owned company based in Racine, WI. Offering rubs & sauces are made in Wisconsin! Burn Pit BBQ strives to help people cook great food and is passionate about giving back to the military & veteran community. All their products are made with natural ingredients and perfect for all your grilling needs!
CJ's Premium Spices | https://cjspremiumspices.com/
This family-owned company makes spices mixes using organic, gluten-free, and kosher-certified ingredients. Try their award-winning dill dip mix or their fresh and easy potato salad mix! Any mix from CJ’s Premium Spices is sure to be a crowd favorite and easy to incorporate into your holiday celebrations!
Clear Water CBD | https://clearwater-cbd.com/
Clear Water CBD, based in Osseo, WI, aims to provide high-quality CBD in an enjoyable and easily consumable form! Clear Water CBD offers water in sparkling or non-sparkling options in 4 different flavors
Corey Geiger | www.coreygeiger.com
· For the book worms on your gifting list, On a Wisconsin Family Farm by Corey Geiger is the perfect gift to start a conversation about early rural life in Wisconsin. This book features 77 photos to help tell stories of pioneers emigrating to the U.S. On a Wisconsin Family Farm tells tales of character, community, culture, and how Wisconsin became America's Dairyland.
Cream City Caramels and Confections | creamcitycaramels.com
· Cream City Caramels and Confections, based in Wauwatosa, are made with REAL butter and heavy cream and perfect for sweets-lovers! Their Salted Vanilla Caramel Sauce is creamy and delicious, great on apples, ice cream, and more! Feeling adventurous? Try their Dill Pickle Caramels – a combination that works spuriously well!
Crave Brothers Cheese | CraveCheese.com
· Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese in Waterloo, WI, produce award-winning cheeses and green energy. Their Mascarpone is made with sweet cream and has a velvety texture and is a great addition to desserts and soups. Crave Brothers Chocolate Mascarpone won Grand Champion at the 2021 World Dairy Expo Dairy Products Contest – it’s great with fruit, to frost a cake, or to top a pie!
CTL Foods | https://www.ctlfoods.com/
· For the sweet lovers in your holiday crew, try CTL Foods Malted Milk Powder – a great way to change up your dessert options! Add 2 heaping tables spoons of malted milk powder into your favorite ice cream shake and make it a malt! Try the CTL Foods recipes for puppy chow, pumpkin malt bars, Carmel sauce, Grasshopper Malted Cheesecake, and more.
The Dandelion Farm LLC | www.thedandelionfarm.com
The Dandelion Farm, based in Berlin, WI, offers traditional bar soap & lotions made from goat milk straight from their farm. The Dandelion Farm is a Women-owned company that offers farm fresh skincare products like bath bombs, kids products, facial care, and more, perfect for gifting or to enjoy yourself!
Driftless Chocolates | https://driftlesschocolates.com
· These handmade delicacies come in a variety of flavors! Try their sea salt honey caramels (made with WI honey) or the Ledges Door County Cherry Chocolate Bar featuring door county cherries in rich dark chocolate! These are sure to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth and are the perfect size for stocking stuffers!
Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery | https://www.duckcreekwine.com
Find beverages for your holiday meals or for gifting at Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery in Demark, WI. With more than 20 award-winning wines, meads, 5 flavors of kombucha teas, Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery has options for everyone.
Eckerman Sheep Company | eckermansheepcompany.com
Change up your holiday snacking with cheese from the Eckerman Sheep Company and Phlox Farm. This is a rare, aged artisan sheep's milk cheese. The Eckerman Sheep Company Cheese makes a "ewe"nique gift and is pairs well with wine fruits, wine, and beer!
Emmanuel's Mix LLC | https://emmanuelsmix.com
This is a Mom-Owned company that uses corn rice cereal, pretzels, and mammoth pecans to create an irresistible treat that perfectly melds sweet and salty. Emmanuel's Mix snacks mixes are handcrafted and are sure to make a great stocking stuffer or addition to holiday snacking!
Garden of Eden Kingdom Living | www.gardenofedenkingdomLiving.com
· Garden of Eden Kingdom Living offers Wisconsin handmade all-natural spice products. Including dry spices, vinaigrette, dressings, hot sauces, jams, and more. Their motto is promoting healthy eating and healthy living. Garden of Eden Kingdom Living’s natural products are made with fresh fruit and vegetables and are great for vegans and vegetarians, health issues, Keto, and gluten-free.
Heil Harvest Ginseng | www.thevillagepharm.com
· Wisconsin is the top producer of Ginseng in the nation, try Ginseng capsules and tea from Heil Harvest Ginseng. Heil Harvest Ginseng is a great place to get high-quality Wisconsin-grown ginseng.
Hoard's Dairyman Farm Creamery | hoardscreamery.com
Their award winning Gouda and Sark cheeses are absolutely delicious – and a great addition to your holiday meal, cheese snack tray, or to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich! Hoards Dairyman Cheeses are made by Master cheesemakers with high-quality Guernsey Milk!
Little Bull Falls Soap Works | www.littlebullfallssoapworks.com
· Little Bull Falls Soap Works skincare products were created for people with sensitive skin and dry skin. Their soaps, lotions, and more are made with high-quality and local ingredients - your skin never felt so good! Little Bull Falls Soap Works has a variety of products try their Honey Apple Door County Cherry organic oatmeal soap and Divine Love Twilight Raspberry aloe lotion. These are perfect for you to enjoy or gift!
LuAnn's Homemade Butters | luannshomemadebutters.com
Try their mixed berry Jalapeno spread – great on cream cheese served with crackers - or on an English muffin. LuAnn’s Homemade Butters are perfect for any meal with flavors including original, honey, strawberry, cinnamon, and Chocolate Honey Butter – perfect to sweeten a snack of pretzels and wonderful on pancakes!
Jewell Hollow Woodcraft LLC | jewellhollowwoodcraft.com
For all your display, gifting, or decorating needs Jewell Hollow Woodcraft has something for you. With many different shapes, customization, and engraving options they have cutting boards for any reason and season. For a wedding or holiday gifting, making a charcuterie spread, or to use as a decoration, choose a gorgeous board from Jewell Hollow Woodcraft!
Ketchup Please | kpketchup.com/find-u
· Ketchup Please is simply put, Ketchup without Compromise! While mainstream ketchup is 20% added sugar alone, Ketchup Please has zero added sugar. Ketchup please is also certified Organic, and has fewer carbs, calories, and sodium than leading brands, All without compromising flavor.
Kreative Kraftwerks LLC | https://www.kreativekraftwerks.com/
· Kreative Kraftwerks LLC is a small family-owned business located just outside of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Their handcrafted small-batch products include soy candles, lotion, and soap. Kreative Kraftwerks Soaps and Candles come in a variety of scents.
Oak Creek Hemp Company | https://www.oakcreekhempcollc.com/
· The Oak Creek Hemp Company is a small farm located in Southeastern Wisconsin. All hemp plants are grown directly in Oak Creek Wisconsin and CBD products are produced locally. The Oak Creek Hemp Company offers Candles, CBD Gummies, Roll On, Chapstick, Balm, and more.
Off the Block: Mentoring Positives | https://www.offtheblock.store/
Off the Block: Mentoring Positives offers Salsas Made in Madison, WI. These salsa are made by young people of color at Mentoring Positives. Off the Block products have all-natural ingredients and flavors ranging from mild to spicy!
Palo Alto Foods | palopopcorn.com
· For the popcorn lovers in your family choose Palo Popcorn! They offer sweet and savory options including cheddar cheese and white cheddar maple (made with real cheese), caramel, and more! Palo Popcorn is delicious and an easy gourmet snack for family gatherings and holiday parties.
Pine River Pre-Pack Inc. | www.pineriver.com
· Holiday Snacking isn’t complete without Wisconsin Cheese! Pine River Cheese Spreads has been crafting award-winning cheese spreads for more than four generations. Their port wine and spicy beer cold pack cheese spreads will make a delicious and easy addition to your holiday snacking board.
Queen B & Miller Organics LLC | https://queenbandcompanycom.weebly.com/#/
Offers all-natural skincare products made from cold-pressed cranberry seeds. All products are handcrafted in small batches and they aim to provide the most gentle, healthy, and safe products for the skin.
· Try the Rabit Road hand-made cold-pressed soaps with a variety of scents including Dreamer (Lavendar Oat Soap) and the Peppy (peppermint clay & activated charcoal soap). Made from quality ingredients to ensure the best for your skin. Great for gifting or to enjoy at home!
Slide Gourmet Potato Chips | slidegourmetpotatochips.com
· Slide Gourmet Potato Chips - Not Your Average Potato Chip- are deep-fried in canola oil, and seasoned with a sprinkle of sea salt and more. With flavors like sea salt, dill pickle, honey barbeque, and more. Slide Gourmet Potato Chips is a woman-owned company and uses locally grown Wisconsin potatoes!
Spark Spices | www.sparkspices.com
Their Zesty snap seasoning is a great season-all option and makes a popular holiday dip with cream cheese, sour cream, craisins, and Zesty Snap! Also, try the Sparks Spices Bloody Mary Mix (very delicious!) or the Over the Top Rub to drive wonderful flavors of rosemary and thyme. Great on beef, pork, lamb, and more!
Timber Hill Winery | timehillwinery.com
They offer Wisconsin wines and Cocktail mixers: including Prickly Pear, Mojito, Huckleberry Lavender, Elderflower lemon, and Strawberry Passionfruit. Great for all types of drink - alcoholic or not! Timber Hill Winery offers a variety of red and whites wines, perfect beverage options for your holiday dinners, to pair with charcuterie boards, or to make a great Wisconsin gift.
Tom & Ma's Maple Syrup | www.tonandmasmaple.com
Tom & Ma’s Maple Syrup has been working for 3 generations to create the purest, yummiest Maple products. Their sweet and savory syrup is perfect for all your breakfast (brunch, lunch, dinner, and midnight snack) needs.
Urbal Tea | www.urbalhealth.com
Their tea is hand blended in Wisconsin, packed inside an organic plant-based tea bag, and comes in a variety of flavors including Cran-Apple Detox, Brain Booster, and more! Urbal Tea and has options of tea for any mood and focuses on functional medicine and is full of nutrients and benefits.
Village Pharm | www.villagepharm.com
Village Pharm hemp products are grown in Edgar, Wisconsin on 3rd Generation Family Farm. This seed-to-table farm has 10 greenhouses dedicated to bringing premium CBD/CBG products to their customers. Village Pharm offers a variety of products including 1500mg CBD lavender lotion and CBD soap bar with ginseng.
To learn more and find other Wisconsin-made products, visit www.somethingspecialfromwi.com.