The Right Mix of (Yogurt) Cultures?

Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg learned from the travails of friends Ben & Jerry when cutting his own deal with a global conglomerate

Gary Hirshberg is living the entrepreneur's dream -- with yogurt. The founder and CEO of Stonyfield Farm has built his company into the country's largest producer of organic yogurt, with $90 million in sales. He takes pride in contributing to environmental causes with his hard-earned wealth. And last year, he sold a big chunk of his business to a corporate behemoth to pay off shareholders in his private company.

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