Also on the list of "you're not from around here, are you?" Dial soap, Holiday Inn, and 7-Eleven. The stories behind the products are pretty fetch: for instance, Church's Chicken was invented across the street from the Alamo, but was sold in 2004 to an Islamic venture capital firm in Bahrain. The company doesn't invest in any businesses who deal in pork or porn among other items prohibited by Sharia law, a position that's gotten the business sued by franchise owners.
Though the roots of a product are a little different than the politics of a company, do you pay attention to where something comes from before you buy? Check out the whole list to see the story behind the products and where they're from.