Greek Yogurt http://wrvo.org en Chobani wins USDA contract to put Greek yogurt on lunch trays http://wrvo.org/post/chobani-wins-usda-contract-put-greek-yogurt-lunch-trays <p>Chobani Greek yogurt will be on more school lunch trays across the country as part of a new school lunch program.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture today awarded the central New York yogurt powerhouse a contract to expand a pilot program adding Greek-style yogurt to school lunches.</p><p>Chobani will now be able to put its yogurt in cafeterias for a month in seven states when the new school year starts up in August. Those states include New York, California and Illinois.</p><p>It comes after a successful three month pilot program this past school year in fewer states.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:32:48 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57594 at http://wrvo.org Chobani wins USDA contract to put Greek yogurt on lunch trays Dairy industry sees a boom in New York http://wrvo.org/post/dairy-industry-sees-boom-new-york <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New York state dairy industry is in a good place right now, and state officials say they want to keep it that way.</span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:13:20 +0000 Ellen Abbott 57439 at http://wrvo.org Dairy industry sees a boom in New York Chobani now a registered company in Delaware; says its not leaving http://wrvo.org/post/chobani-now-registered-company-delaware-says-its-not-leaving <p></p><p>New York-based yogurt company Chobani has registered its company in Delaware. Chobani says it’s not going anywhere, but it’s increased rumors the company is going public.</p><p>Chobani's headquarters is in Norwich, in Chenango County and it's factory is in New Berlin. But for tax purposes, the company is now a resident of Delaware.</p><p>Many corporations call Delaware their home on paper, because the state has more lenient corporate policies than others.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 23:22:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55772 at http://wrvo.org Chobani now a registered company in Delaware; says its not leaving Chobani can't call its yogurt 'Greek' in the United Kingdom http://wrvo.org/post/chobani-cant-call-its-yogurt-greek-united-kingdom <p>Central New York yogurt powerhouse Chobani won’t be able to call its yogurt “Greek” in the United Kingdom after a court ruling.</p><p>A British court ruled yesterday that because Chobani’s Greek-style yogurt is made in New York state, not in Greece, they can’t call it Greek. The legal challenge came from a Chobani rival, Fage.</p><p>The court said the labeling misleads consumers. Chobani hit U.K. store shelves in 2012, but withdrew its products last year, according to the Associated Press.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:47:46 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50655 at http://wrvo.org Chobani can't call its yogurt 'Greek' in the United Kingdom New York's Dairy Farmers Squeezed By Greek Yogurt Boom http://wrvo.org/post/can-new-yorks-cows-keep-demand-greek-yogurt Upstate New York has lugged around the Rust Belt identity for decades now. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:12:27 +0000 editor 43577 at http://wrvo.org New York's Dairy Farmers Squeezed By Greek Yogurt Boom Greek yogurt plant could boost upstate dairy industry http://wrvo.org/post/greek-yogurt-plant-could-boost-upstate-dairy-industry <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Upstate New York’s newest Greek yogurt factory opened its doors in Batavia, Monday. The factory is a joint venture between Pepsi and German dairy giant, the Theo Muller Group. The Muller Quaker Dairy Plant is touted as a shot in the arm for the dairy industry in western New York.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:29:39 +0000 Kate O'Connell 38957 at http://wrvo.org Greek yogurt plant could boost upstate dairy industry Byrne Dairy to join growing NY yogurt industry http://wrvo.org/post/byrne-dairy-join-growing-ny-yogurt-industry <p>The yogurt industry in upstate New York is getting attention as a bright spot in the region's lackluster economy. Now, Byrne Dairy is will be joining other companies in this growing agribusiness. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:51:00 +0000 Matt Richmond 28997 at http://wrvo.org Byrne Dairy to join growing NY yogurt industry Agriculture still big business in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/agriculture-still-big-business-new-york-state <p>Farms still drive New York state's economy, according to a report from the New York State Comptroller's office, which outlines just how important agriculture is to the state's economy.<br> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 12:38:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25031 at http://wrvo.org Agriculture still big business in New York state Yogurt summit results in regulation change http://wrvo.org/post/yogurt-summit-results-regulation-change <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he is loosening some environmental regulations so that dairy farmers can more easily own more cows. The news came at the first ever yogurt summit convened by Cuomo at the state Capitol.<br> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:30:06 +0000 Karen DeWitt 24461 at http://wrvo.org Yogurt summit results in regulation change Greek yogurt helps boost the dairy industry and upstate's economy http://wrvo.org/post/greek-yogurt-helps-boost-dairy-industry-and-upstates-economy <p>Greek-style yogurt now accounts for about a quarter of all yogurt sales in the United States.&nbsp; Much of it is made in upstate New York, where this low-tech industry is having a big economic impact.<br /> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Katie Gleitsmann 23631 at http://wrvo.org Greek yogurt helps boost the dairy industry and upstate's economy