10. The largest Chinese language newspaper in the US is headquartered there

World Journal headquarters in Whitestone, Queens

Whitestone hosts a number of large companies, particularly along the Whitestone Expressway to the east of the New York Times printing plant in College Point. Perhaps the most famous is Glacéau, officially Energy Brands, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company. Energy Brands manufactures and distributes enhanced water and sugary drinks including vitaminwater and smartwater. It is located at 1720 Whitestone Expressway, not far from the smaller company White Rock Beverages.

A perhaps unexpected company headquartered in Whitestone is the World Journal, the largest Chinese language newspaper in the U.S. with a circulation of about 350,000. It is published in major American cities including Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, and Chicago. The Queens Tribune also had its headquarters in Whitestone before shutting down in 2019. Another famous company that was headquartered here but shut down in 1915 was Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process that led to the growth of color films.

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