19 Brands You Didn’t Know Were Owned By Giant Corporations
Owned by: Kellogg’s (officially known as The Kellogg Company)
7. Stonyfield Farms yogurt
Owned by: Groupe Danone, a.k.a. Dannon (80% ownership)
8. See’s Candies
Owned by: Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffett’s company)
Owned by: Wrigley, which was bought by Mars, Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway.
Owned by: Mondelēz, which is made up of the cookie/candy/gum division of Kraft and Cadbury after they merged.
Owned by: Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which was previously part of Cadbury Schweppes, which sold to Kraft, then Kraft split off the beverage division so Dr Pepper Snapple was separate again (and still owns Orangina). Phew!
Wanna see more? Here’s a handy (and depressing) map:
Correction: A previous version of this article misstated that Toblerone was currently owned by Kraft Foods. Toblerone is owned by Mondelēz International, which was previously owned by Kraft and owns former Kraft brands. A previous version misstated complete spellings of several brand names. (3/29/13)