Skip to main content

Main Area

Main

Most popular brands in America

  • #50. Hefty

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 2%
    - Neutral opinion: 19%
    - Have heard of brand: 96%

    The Hefty brand is owned by New Zealand packaging company Reynolds Group. In 1991, the maker of Hefty, Mobil Chemical Co., settled a lawsuit filed by six states that claimed it made deceptive claims about the bags’ ability to degrade. Hefty now makes an array of trash bags, food storage products, and disposable cups and tableware.

  • #49. Colgate

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 4%
    - Neutral opinion: 20%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    Besides toothpaste, Colgate makes toothbrushes, mouthwash, and other oral care products. William Colgate opened his soap and candle business in the early 19th century in New York City and in 1896 debuted the collapsible toothpaste tube. Colgate-Palmolive has been its official name since 1953, and today it is a diverse global maker of consumer products.

  • #48. Doritos

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 8%
    - Neutral opinion: 17%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    A Frito-Lay executive is said to have invented Doritos after tasting toasted tortillas during a family vacation in Southern California in 1964. The first Doritos hit store shelves in 1966. The original version of the chips was plain, but the now-standard nacho cheese flavor was introduced in 1974.

  • #47. FedEx

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 5%
    - Neutral opinion: 19%
    - Have heard of brand: 99%

    Formerly Federal Express, FedEx began in 1971. It originally concentrated on cargo package delivery but in the 1980s began to focus on overnight letters and documents. With more than 700 planes, it has the largest aircraft fleet in the world.

  • #46. Campbell's

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 6%
    - Neutral opinion: 17%
    - Have heard of brand: 97%

    Campbell’s sold its first can of ready-to-eat tomato soup in 1895. A company executive decided on red and white for Campbell’s label based on the colors of Cornell University’s football team. The company began airing radio ads with the “M’m M’m Good” jingle in 1931. Chicken noodle and cream of mushroom soups came out in 1934, and its chunky soups in 1970. It owns other brands such as Pepperidge Farm, V8, Emerald, and Prego.

    You may also like: 25 companies you might not know are owned by Disney

  • #45. Home Depot

    - Positive opinion: 74%
    - Negative opinion: 7%
    - Neutral opinion: 17%
    - Have heard of brand: 99%

    Enormously successful at tapping into the do-it-yourself home improvement business, Home Depot has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing retail companies. The company is based in Georgia, where it opened its first warehouse-style superstores in the Atlanta area in 1979.

  • #44. Vaseline

    - Positive opinion: 75%
    - Negative opinion: 2%
    - Neutral opinion: 21%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    Vaseline was first produced by chemist Robert Augustus Chesebrough, who patented it in 1869. The jellylike combination of petroleum, mineral oils, and waxes has a variety of protective and moisturizing applications. Unilever acquired the brand when it bought Chesebrough-Pond’s Inc. in 1986.

  • #43. Netflix

    - Positive opinion: 75%
    - Negative opinion: 8%
    - Neutral opinion: 16%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    Netflix began in 1997 as a movie rental company. Customers would order movies on its website and would get the movies on DVD in the mail. It has since grown into a huge entertainment streaming company featuring television series, feature films, and its own original productions, now boasting more than 151 million paid subscribers.

  • #42. Nestlé Crunch

    - Positive opinion: 75%
    - Negative opinion: 7%
    - Neutral opinion: 16%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    The first Nestle Crunch bar was made in 1938 and sold for 5 cents. Each chocolate bar contains about 420 bits of crisped rice.

  • #41. Dairy Queen

    - Positive opinion: 75%
    - Negative opinion: 5%
    - Neutral opinion: 18%
    - Have heard of brand: 98%

    Dairy Queen has been in business for 80 years, starting in Joliet, Illinois. It sells iconic dipped soft-serve cones, Blizzards, and Dilly Bars.

    You may also like: 25 IPOs that bombed on their first day

2018 All rights reserved.