“Everything’s bigger in Texas.”
It’s arguably the most famous catchphrase associated with the Lone Star State. Some might argue “Don’t mess with Texas” is more recognizable. But another word rightfully associated with Texas is “bold,” as in Dallas-Cowboys-owner-Jerry-Jones bold, or my-name-is-Willie-Nelson-and-I'll-smoke-a-doobie-wherever-I-please bold.
Either way, innovation takes boldness. So it only makes sense that, in a state renowned for being bigger, both the boldness and innovation of its people have created some of the most lasting brands of all time.
What follows are the nine biggest.