A list of brands you thought were Indian but are not

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Published by Vijay Singh on 10 Jul 2018

In this piece of writing, we have created a list of brands that people thought were Indian but are in fact they belong to foreign countries.

Here’s an instant to confront the reality and get acquainted with the fact that all those years when you consider the brands you were making use of were not domestic but foreign. Just have a look-

  1. Vespa Scooter:

Indians love “Vespa” scooter and we all have taken rides in our dad’s favourite vehicle. We usually think that Vespa should be a local brand, but No! It completely belongs to Piaggio that is an Italian firm.

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  1. BSA Cycles:

The full form of BSA is Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited that itself clearly utters that the firm belongs to Birmingham, England.

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  1. Boost:

We have seen Sachin Tendulkar endorsing Boost and this thing made us think that this is an Indian brand. But in fact, it got introduced by UK’s Simon Gray in the year 2001 and is currently amongst the top energy drinks brand there.

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  1. Lifebuoy:

We have a lot of options at the present but Lifebuoy has turned out to be popular brand during the nineties. The soap brand got launched by Lever Brothers during the year 1895 in England.

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  1. Nestle:

We frequently utilize items such as Maggi, KitKat, Nescafe in our daily life, but nobody could’ve ever asked about the source of these products i.e. company. However, it’s not an Indian brand of course as Nestle belongs to Switzerland.

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  1. Annapurna:

We think Annapurna is an Indian brand but we are mistaken Annapurna and its goods are a member of Hindustan Unilever Ltd that is again a part of Dutch-British firm, Lever Industries.

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  1. Maltova Choco Caramel Drink:

The popular energy drink product, which we believed to be Indian, however, belongs to UK based pharma company, GlaxoSmithKline(GSK).

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  1. Pepsodent:

Pepsodent is an American brand, not Indian.

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  1. Tide Detergent:

The well-known washing powder utilized in India, Tide Detergent is fabricated by an American firm, Procter & Gamble.

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  1. Alibaba.com

Alibaba.com is the most popular internet site is based in Hangzhou, China.

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Well, did you know that the daily things you use are not Indian?

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