Colgate toothpaste is owned by Colgate-Palmolive Company. Colgate and Palmolive used to be separate companies, but they merged together in 1928 and became known as Colgate-Palmolive in 1953.
Colgate is a sub-brand of the Colgate-Palmolive company. It focuses on creating toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwashes and dental floss. The company's first toothpaste was sold in a jar in 1873. Since then, they have created numerous types of dental hygiene products, many of which focus on cavity prevention and teeth whitening.
Colgate was started in 1806 by William Colgate. He first began working with starch, soap and candles, but the company expanded its product line after his death in 1857.Learn More
Apple Inc. is owned by its shareholders. According to Dividend.com, the top five individual shareholders as of 2014 are Arthur Levinson, who owns more than 1.1 million shares; Tim Cook, with 950,767 shares; Al Gore, with 437,661 shares; Robert Mansfield, with 346,801 shares; and Craig Federighi with 318,592 shares.Full Answer >
Gatorade is owned by PepsiCo. As of 2014, PepsiCo is the parent company of 22 different food and beverage brands. Quaker, Tropicana, Cheetos, Lays and Lipton are all examples, along with Gatorade, of some of PepsiCo's top-selling brands.Full Answer >
Poundstretcher is owned by Aziz Tayub, according to the Independent, a British newspaper. Aziz gained ownership after the company was purchased by Seaham Investments, a subsidiary of Crown Crest Group, the food and distribution company run by Aziz and his brother, Rashid.Full Answer >
Snapple is owned by the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group. According to the company's official website, the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group became a stand-alone company in May of 2008.Full Answer >