Mind Blowing Chart of the Week! Little Green Companies Owned by Corporate Giants

Who knew that hippie crunchy Ben & Jerry’s was owned by the company that makes Axe Deodorant, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, SlimFast, and Lever2000?  I knew Ben & Jerry’s had been sold, but I didn’t realize Unilever had ultimately scooped them up (bad pun department, we need a cleanup in Aisle 2).  Here are some other companies that you may know and love, who owns them now, and some of the other brands made by the parent company.  I created this chart, feel free to suggest your own favorite natural brands and who owns them now.

Green Company Now Owned By Who Also Owns These Brands
Ben & Jerry’s Unilever SlimFast

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter

Axe Deodorant

Pond’s

Dove

Burt’s Bees Clorox Fresh Step Cat Litter

Tilex

Liquid Plumr

Clorox Bleach

Tom’s of Maine Colgate-Palmolive Irish Spring

Ajax

Speedstick Deodorant

Softsoap

Colgate Toothpaste

Palmolive Dish soap

Stonyfield Farm Yogurt  Brown Cow Yogurt Danone (France) Evian

Dannon

Activia

Kashi

Morningstar Farms

Kellogg’s Cheez It

Frosted Flakes

Eggo

Pop-Tarts

Organic Cow of Vermont

Boca

Back to Nature

Kraft Chips Ahoy

Cool Whip

Crystal Lite

Oreo

Oscar Meyer

Odwalla

Honest Tea

Simply (Orange Juice, etc.)

Coca Cola Dasani

Coke

Vitamin Water

Horizon Organics Dean Land O Lakes

Garelick

Meadow Gold

Alba Botanica

Avalon Organics

Jason Naturals

Zia Natural Skincare

Garden of Eatin’

Rice Dream & Soy Dream

Earth’s Best Organics

Hain Celestial Celestial Seasonings

Almost all of their other brands are natural or organic

Annie’s Naturals

Annie’s Homegrown

Solera Capital
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