Captain Morgan, Guinness, Smirnoff, Ketel One, and other hard liquor brands are all owned by the same company.
You probably know that one company often owns many different products in the same field. We’ll touch on some of the potentially eye opening specifics in a bit, but first is Diageo.
Depending on your age and familiarity of alcohol, Diageo might be a completely foreign name to you. As it turns out, Diageo is the company that owns all the brands above, all of which have very distinct and recognizable advertising campaigns.
If you watch enough television, that may be something you know all too well. Any given football game will likely show you half of their brands, which you can view the entirety of at the link below.
Going along with this trend is the Mars company, which owns a large portion of the sweets you’re familiar with, including 3 Musketeers, Dove Chocolate, M&M’s, Milky Way, Snickers, and Twix. You’re probably also aware that the Coca-Cola Company owns numerous brands (actually hundreds), amounting to nearly every soft drink you’ve heard of.