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All-American brands and products that aren't actually made in America

GOBankingRates Logo By Lia Sestric of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 16: <p>From the car you drive to the jeans you wear, brands often make you feel a particular way about yourself — and that way might be more American. While brand marketing can be incredibly effective, it often misleads people. Some products that have "American" as part of their names or slogans actually do very little assembling — if any — in the U.S.</p><p>Here is a rundown of popular so-called American brands that manufacture products elsewhere in the world. You'll find that some of <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/bet-didnt-know-huge-corporations-own-favorite-brands/">these companies are owned by corporations</a> outside the U.S. Of course, that doesn't mean their products are any less reliable.</p>

Your favorite American brands might not even be made in the US

From the car you drive to the jeans you wear, brands often make you feel a particular way about yourself — and that way might be more American. While brand marketing can be incredibly effective, it often misleads people. Some products that have "American" as part of their names or slogans actually do very little assembling — if any — in the U.S.

Click ahead for a rundown of popular so-called American brands that manufacture products elsewhere in the world. You'll find that some of these companies are owned by corporations outside the U.S. Of course, that doesn't mean their products are any less reliable.

Related: Bet you didn't know these corporations own your favorite brands

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