Big brands disguised as Costco’s Kirkland Signature products

Here are the popular brands behind Costco’s store-brand products

Costco's Kirkland Signature

Some people think that store-brand products like those under Costco’s Kirkland Signature label are manufactured by the retailer themselves. But in reality, those items are made by third-party companies that are selling similar products under a set of different brand names. While a few of those brands remain undisclosed, several of them are already public knowledge. Below are some of the popular brands behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature products.

Acetum balsamic vinegar

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Costco’s Kirkland Signature Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena proudly displays the name of its 100-year-old manufacturer on its bottle. According to the Costco Connection magazine, the retail store chain has teamed up with the Modena-based company Acetum since 1999 to make its balsamic vinegar.