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These 13 brands have controversial, dark origins

Brands aren’t immune to having skeletons in their proverbial closets. Many of these controversial pasts date back to World War II and the Holocaust. A number of well-known and popular brands were directly involved in supporting the Nazi war effort. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. 2019 brought about […]
These 13 brands have controversial, dark origins
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The secretive German family behind the company that owns Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme, and Pret a Manger is donating more than $11 million after the discovery of its Nazi past

The billionaire Reimann family, which owns JAB Holding Company, says it’s donating more than $US11 million to charity after uncovering the extent of its ancestors’ Nazi activity. Through a representative, the family confirmed findings that Albert Reimann Sr. and Albert Reimann Jr. were early supporters of the Nazi party and […]
The secretive German family behind the company that owns Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme, and Pret a Manger is donating more than $11 million after the discovery of its Nazi past