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Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame: Consumer Goods and Services

Every day, residents of the United States depend on brands that are as American as macaroni and cheese and were made possible by immigrants.

Here we honor 23 immigrant entrepreneurs who built brands that are now household names.

 

Daniel Aaron
Germany
Comcast

 

Bahram Akradi
Iran
Life Time Fitness, Inc.

 

Adolphus Busch
Germany
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

 

E. I. du Pont
France
DuPont

 

Tariq Farid
Pakistan
Edible Arrangements

 

Max and Morris Feldberg
Russia
TJX

 

James Gamble and William Procter
Ireland and England
Procter & Gamble

 

Helen Greiner
England
iRobot

 

Menelaos Kaloyanides
Turkey
New England Coffee Company

 

James L. (J.L.) Kraft
Canada
Kraft Foods

 

Alexander and Charles Meston
Scotland
Emerson

 

Elon Musk
South Africa
Tesla Motors

 

Levi Strauss
Germany
Levi Strauss

 

Don Prudencio Unanue 
Spain
Goya Foods

 

Mei Xu
China
Pacific Trading International

 

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