One of the most well-known Thanksgiving seasonings is made on the South Shore

Fernando Cervantes Jr.
The Patriot Ledger
Bell's Seasoning, a Thanksgiving cooking staple for more than 150 years, is made in Weymouth.

With Thanksgiving around the corner, shoppers are checking their ingredient lists ahead of the big day. Along with turkey, potatoes, pies and more, seasoning can't be forgotten.

Weymouth’s very own Bell’s Seasoning is in people's spice cabinets nationwide. (Even Martha Stewart has said she uses it.) For many people, the seasoning's yellow box with a blue turkey on it is instantly recognizable.

What are the ingredients in Bell’s Seasoning?

The seven ingredients that make up Bell’s Seasoning have remained unchanged since it was introduced1867: rosemary, oregano, sage, ginger, marjoram, thyme and pepper.

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The Weymouth-based company that makes Bell's Seasoning also makes gravy and other seasoning products.

Where is Bell's seasoning made?

Made by Brady Enterprises since 1971, Bell’s Seasoning is produced at 167 Moore Road in East Weymouth.

What is the history of Bell’s Seasoning?

William G. Bell founded America’s oldest spice brand in Boston using spices brought into Boston Harbor by ships from around the world. Not only does the company make this seasoning blend, it also sells various types of stuffing and other blends for cooking year-round.

Bell's Seasoning, a Thanksgiving cooking staple for more than 150 years, is made in Weymouth.

The seasoning has become a famous item both on the South Shore and beyond, having been featured by Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray and Good Housekeeping magazine.

State Rep. James Murphy, a Weymouth Democrat, once filed a bill seeking to make the blend of spices the state's official seasoning.

Bell's Seasoning is made by Brady Enterprises in Weymouth.

Is Bell's seasoning a New England thing?

Founded in Boston and produced in the area since its creation in 1867, Bell’s Seasoning has been a New England staple ever since.

What other products does Bell's make?

In addition to the traditional Bell's Seasoning, the company produces Bell's Blazin' Buffalo Wing Seasoning, Bell's Turkey Brine, a meatloaf seasoning blend, four flavors of stuffing (traditional, gluten-free, cornbread and New England-style cranberry), three flavors of gravy (chicken, beef and turkey) and crispy fried onions.