I always try to buy products from local or smaller brands, because I would rather support an independent, socially conscious brand than a large conglomerate. But in the day and age of marketing, creating a false reality, what brands can you really trust?
It pays to do your homework, and I was pretty surprised by this video because a few of these brands I regularly buy from, and if I had known who owned them before, I probably wouldn’t have done so.
Did you all know that Odwalla is owned by Coca Cola? That’s news to me.
Knowledge is power, especially when you’re a consumer with purchasing power. Check out the video and let us know if you were as surprised as me about some of these!