Upstate New York, Yogurt Hotbed

Upstate New York, with its 28 plants owned by Chobani, Fage, Yoplait maker General Mills, and others, has become a yogurt hotbed

Upstate New York, Yogurt Hotbed
With its 28 plants owned by Chobani, Fage, Yoplait maker General Mills, and others, upstate New York has become something like the Silicon Valley of yogurt

With 28 plants and one more to open by yearend, New York is the nation’s fastest-growing yogurt producer. The facilities produced 553 million pounds in 2011, doubling 2005’s total. California still makes the most yogurt, but New York is tops when it comes to Greek.

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