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Made in Nashville: 17 things created in Music City

From fashion brands to confections, Nashville’s business scene is truly inspired.

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Steve and Jordan Soderholm founded Ranger Station in 2015. | Photo by Jessica Steddom

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Made in Nashville. Yep, that sure has a nice ring to it. From clothing and accessories, to snacks and other fun finds, we’ve rounded up 17 things homegrown in Music City.

While some of these brands have branched out beyond our city, one thing’s for sure — there’s some major inspo happening around these parts.

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Ranger Station
The Nashville fragrance brand was established in 2015 by husband-and-wife duo Steve and Jordan Soderholm. Find perfumes, room sprays, hand-poured candles, and more at Ranger Station’s new storefront in 12 South — 2905 12th Ave. S.

Music City Suds
This company is coined the “unofficial soapmaker of country music” and has has made custom soaps for some of the genre’s biggest stars. Popular scents include “Friends in Aloe Places” and “I Walk the Lime.”

Snacks

Brittle Brothers
This company launched in 2006 with a “less sugar and more nuts” approach to making brittle. Try this: brittles made with peanuts, cashews, pecans, and bacon.

Daily Crunch
Daily Crunch Snacks makes vegan, keto, paleo, and gluten-free sprouted nut snacks in sweet and savory flavors, including cherry berry, coffee and coconut, and dill pickle.

Kernels Nashville Popcorn
Pop by the East Nashville gourmet popcorn shop (2501 Gallatin Ave.) to sample the family-owned company’s 10+ flavors.

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Find Hot Sauce Nashville online, at local farmers markets, and shops like Made in TN. | Photo by NASHtoday

Sauces + Jams

Hot Sauce Nashville
The small batch hot sauce company’s flagship product is Hot Garlic, but you’ll also spot ginger, peach, and other flavors around town.

The Nashville Jam Company
In the early days, this artisanal jam company started out at local farmers markets. Now, its jams and jellies are sold at retailers nationwide and can be enjoyed at its Berry Hill cafe.

My Sauce Lab
It’s all about the balance between heat and flavor at this company founded by three friends.

Fashion

Nisolo
Shop handcrafted leather shoes and accessories at Nisolo’s showroom and headquarters (1803 9th Ave. N.) or at the company’s other locations in Boston, New York, and Washington DC.

N.B. Goods
From nods to local sports teams to hoodies featured on SNL, find N.B. Goods in East Nashville (725 Porter Rd.) or online. Fun fact: The brand name pays tribute to Neely’s Bend.

ABLE
Founded in 2010, the women-run brand specializes in leather bags, jewelry, clothing, and shoes and takes a “handcrafted, ethical, and sustainable” approach to fashion.

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Sip on kombucha flavors like citrus, ginger, cucumber melon, and blueberry jasmine. | Photo via Walker Brothers

Drinks

Walker Brothers
Brothers Sam and Luke Walker founded this craft kombucha brand in 2018. The company’s hard and non-alcoholic offerings are brewed right here in Music City.

High Garden Tea
Find High Garden’s herbal tea blends at 70+ restaurants across Tennessee.

Belle Meade Bourbon
This pre-prohibition bourbon whiskey brand is now aged, blended, and bottled at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery.

The lobby of Goo Goo Chocolate Co.

Class is in session at Goo Goo Chocolate Co.

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Candy

Goo Goo Chocolate Co.
The company, best known for its Goo Goo Clusters, created the local treat by combining caramel, marshmallow nougat, and roasted peanuts in a milk chocolate coating.

Colts Chocolates
Although Colts Chocolate is known for a variety of confections, its Colts Bolt treat is the company’s best-selling product. Nashvillian Mackenzie Colt founded the business in 1984.

Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.
Chances are you’ve seen Olive & Sinclair’s chocolate bars and duck fat caramels around town or internationally. The bars are made with organic cacao and pure cane brown sugar.

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