The Buffalo area has much more food to be famous for than pizza and wings - and you might not even realize it.

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Have you ever looked at the label of one of your favorite foods to see where it was made? Trust us, a lot of people don’t. But we know for a fact there are a lot of nerds out there  (or, uh…detectives?) who love to know where the food they’re eating comes from.

Everyone knows Buffalo is one of the best cities in the United States for delicious food. It’s been named over and over again one of the top food cities in the world. But did you know you don’t have to travel to Western New York to have a taste of Buffalo? 

If you take the time to scour through your fridge, pantry, and freezer, you’ll be absolutely floored to see how many of the iconic brands you keep in stock in your kitchen either originated or are made right here in Buffalo, New York.

Just think -  people from all over the world have drooled over, scarfed down, and had seconds on meals or condiments produced or founded right here in Western New York -  and they didn’t even know it. Even more shocking? Many locals don’t realize it either!

Maybe you already knew these iconic brands were born in Western New York - or maybe you had no idea! Either way, get ready to have some hometown pride as we take a look at these legendary food brands from right here in the good ol’ Buffalo area.

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