Nestle is famous for its candy, but did you know it's also the creator of the fine line of Hot Pockets-brand foods? Or, did you know, P&G could pretty much single-handedly stock most peoples' medicine cabinets? In fact, five companies produce a ton of the items on your grocery list. This infographic by designer Grant Stewart breaks down 60 household products, tracing them back to one of those five businesses.
Interesting stuff. And some of these are perfect for conspiracy theorists: "Unilever makes Ben & Jerry's AND Slim-Fast?!"
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