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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 co-founder

 

Bahram Akradi
Iran
Life Time Fitness, Inc. founder

 

Adolphus Busch
Germany
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. founder

 

E. I. du Pont
France
DuPont co-founder

 

Tariq Farid
Pakistan
Edible Arrangements founder

 

Max and Morris Feldberg
Russia
TJX co-founders

 

James Gamble and William Procter
Ireland and England
Procter & Gamble co-founder

 

Helen Greiner
England
iRobot co-founder

 

Menelaos Kaloyanides
Turkey
New England Coffee Company co-founder

 

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

 

Alexander and Charles Meston
Scotland
Emerson co-founder

 

Elon Musk
South Africa
Tesla Motors founder

 

Levi Strauss
Germany
Levi Strauss founder

 

Don Prudencio Unanue 
Spain
Goya Foods founder

 

Mei Xu
China
Pacific Trading International co-founder

 

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