Craig Sailor filed this November 23rd report in The Olympian:
“Shop local, were told. But are the food products were buying at local stores actually made here? Aside from coffee roasters, bakeries and farmers, the answer is mostly no.
However, the number of locally made food items is slowly growing. Mom and Pop or just one-person operations have been starting up all over the South Sound in recent years. Many of these entrepreneurs are often driven by more than just profit motive. Theres a high value put on health and social responsibility.
The Olympian tracked down 10 local companies that are making everything from sauerkraut to cereal. In order to be included, each product had to be made in the South Sound and sold in multiple locations, not including farmers markets.
Read more including an abbreviated list of companies.