LaCroix or La Croix (/ləˈkrɔɪ/;) is an American brand of carbonated water that originated in La Crosse, Wisconsin, by G. Heileman Brewing Company and is now distributed by National Beverage Corporation.
Where is LaCroix from?
Originally made in Wisconsin by a local family-owned brewery, the brand was named for its local roots. “La” was taken from the city of La Crosse, and “Croix” hails from the beautiful St. Croix River which flows between Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Where does LaCroix name come from?
LaCroix is Midwestern through and through, down to its pronunciation (“la croy”). Its name comes from LaCrosse, Wisconsin, where a beer company started producing it in the early 1980s; you pronounce that name like the St. Croix River, which forms Wisconsin’s western border.
What does LaCroix mean in France?
French: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside or in the marketplace, from French la croix ‘the cross’ (Latin crux, crucis). In some cases the surname may have denoted one who carried the cross in church processions. Compare the English equivalent, Cross.
What company owns LaCroix?
But National Beverage Corp., which owns LaCroix, saw its market share jump 67 percent. Among a flood of sparkling waters, LaCroix is arguably the ugliest-‐in a good way.