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Budweiser, the King of Bohemian Beers

  During the same year that John Heinz started the Heinz 57 ketchup/sauce company Adolphus Busch of Germany developed what would become one of the most popular beer companies in the world.  An area now known as the Czech Republic … Continue reading

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Adidas: A shoe company is born

He began by making sports shoes in his mother’s laundry room in Southern Germany.  His name was Adolf  Dassler (his first name shortened to “Adi”) and he was later joined by his brother Rudolf (or Rudi”).  The two made shoes … Continue reading

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