In North Carolina we’ve got lots to be proud of. We are known for so many things from sports teams to tourism, BBQ, and more. Many companies call the state home with major businesses coming to the state often. But did you know that several of your favorite brands have roots in North Carolina? From soft drinks, to snack foods, to fast-food restaurants, and even pain relievers North Carolina businesses have made a lasting impact. But what are some of these companies? Read on to find out.