8Natural and Organic Brands That Are Now Owned by Huge Corporations

Burt's Bees

 Known for its natural lip balms and skincare products, Burt's Bees was acquired by The Clorox Company in 2007.

Ben & Jerry's

While they've retained their distinct branding and commitment to social causes, this beloved ice cream company was acquired by Unilever in 2000.

Tom's of Maine

 Famous for its natural toothpaste and personal care products, Tom's of Maine is now owned by Colgate-Palmolive, which acquired a majority stake in 2006.

Honest Tea

 This brand, which focuses on organic and fair-trade certified teas, was fully acquired by The Coca-Cola Company in 2011.


 Originally an independent producer of whole grain cereals and other foods, Kashi was acquired by Kellogg's in 2000.

Annie's Homegrown

 Known for its organic pastas, crackers, and snacks, Annie's was acquired by General Mills in 2014.

Stonyfield Farm

 This organic yogurt producer was majority-owned by Danone (the parent company of Dannon) for several years. In 2017, Danone sold Stonyfield to Lactalis.

Seventh Generation

A brand known for its eco-friendly cleaning and personal care products, Seventh Generation was acquired by Unilever in 2016.

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