The rise in the availability of organic products has grown astronomically over the past decade, taking up an increasing amount of real estate in grocery stores and serving as a focal point for millions of environmentally-focused snackers.
In reality, though, how socially conscious are the companies behind these brands? Organic diehards, cover your eyes.
In a massive infographic, the Washington Post reveals how 92 of the most popular organic brands are actually owned (at least partially) by some of the world’s biggest food processors. Below are some of the most surprising revelations. #StayWoke
Who owns your favorite organic brand?
Annie’s Homegrown (General Mills, since 2014)
Late July (Synder’s-Lance, since 2007)
Stonyfield Dairy (Dannon, since 2004)
Photo: Stonyfield Organic
Kashi (Kellogg, since 2000)
Plum Organics (Campbell Soup, since 2013)
Photo: Plum Organics
Wolfgang Puck (Campbell Soup, since 2008)
LaraBar (General Mills, since 2008)
Bear Naked (Kellogg, since 2007)