Today, practically, everything we buy in the shops is produced by 10 transnational corporations. It doesn’t matter if it is Mars, Snickers or Fanta your money go to the same people, no matter what you choose.
Take a look below to see how the market is divided.
Kraft Foods: Founded in 1903 by James Kraft this is the second largest producer of packed foods in the world. Its products are being sold in 155 countries.
Nestle S. A: Nestle is the biggest producer of food products in the world, keeping a record level of annual turnover.
Some of the brands which it makes include Nescafe, KitKat and Nesquick.
Milenjo: World leader in the market of consumer’s products, Procter & Gamble is also the biggest advertising company on the planet. It spends around $ 8,0 milliards for advertising a year.
The most famous brands are Fairy, Ariel and Lenor, also Pampers, Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Old Spice, Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and so on.
Johnson & Johnson: Cosmetics, products for personal hygiene and medical technology are among the things which Johnson & Johnson produce through its 230+ subsidiaries.
They also make a wide range of pharmaceutical products and body care products, including Acuvue and Penaten.
Unilever: One of the leading producers of household cleaning products.
Unilever also produce a lot of the foods you consume and the perfumes you wear.
Mars, Inc: Each of us have consumed products, owned by Mars.
They make one of the most famous sweets, including M&M’s , Mars, Milky Way, Skittles, Twix, Bounty, Celebrations and Starburst.
Also they make the food we give to our pets Pedigree, Whiskas and Kitekat. Among their salty products are Uncle Bens and Dolmio.
Kellogg’s: Founded in 1906 in Michigan, USA, Kellogg’s is now one of the biggest producers of cereals and food products in the world.
General Mills, Inc: One of the biggest corporations in the world, General Mills, Inc is focused on producing food products, toys and clothes. It also owns a wide network of restaurants.
Some of their best and most famous products are by the brands Green Giant of preserved vegetables, premium brand of ice cream Haagen Daz and Nature Valley.
PepsiCo: PepsiCo is founded in 1965 when Pepsi Cola Company coalesced with Frito - Lay . The products are: 7up beverages , Mountain Dew and Tropicana, also the snacks Walkers Crisps and Cheetos.
Coca Cola: The biggest producer of soft drinks, concentrates and syrups in the world, Coca Cola is also one of the biggest companies in the world.
Its products include not only the homonymous drink, but also Fanta, Sprite, Schweppes and Bon Aqua which are being sold in more than 200 countries .