Chobani launches zero-sugar yogurt as taste remains top purchasing driver

US – Chobani, is rolling out a Greek yogurt without sugar as the dairy giant seeks to meet demands of consumers who are more closely watching what they eat and drink. According to the company, the new Chobani Zero Sugar, is the first nationally distributed product in the U.S. yogurt aisle that has no trace of the popular sugar. Each serving has 60 calories, uses only natural ingredients, is lactose-free and contains six live and active cultures including probiotics. The product that is shipping to retailers this month is Chobani’s…

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Chobani, Fair Trade USA launch new certification to bolster sustainable dairy farming

USA — Leading Greek yogurt maker in America, Chobani has partnered with Fair Trade USA to launch a new certification program aimed fostering sustainable dairy farming in the United States. The new first of its kind certification program provides financial premiums to dairy farmers while also giving them an opportunity to differentiate, increase engagement with consumers Certification also provides greater support for farmworkers in an industry that can face challenges in workforce availability, working hours and farm safety. An immigrant workforce, which makes up an estimated half of the US…

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Greek yogurt maker Chobani inks distribution deal with PepsiCo

US –  Chobani, a leading Greek yogurt maker in the US, has signed a distribution deal with U.S. food and beverage PepsiCo in efforts to expand its footprint across the United States. According to a Bloomberg report, the distribution deal being implemented on a pilot basis will see PepsiCo distribute Chobani Complete yogurt drinks and other products to convenience stores, colleges and universities in the northeastern part of the U.S. The Greek yogurt maker said the partnership allows it to use PepsiCo’s robust chilled distribution network, where products are fresher…

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Chobani expands beyond dairy aisle, launches new ready-to-drink coffees

US –  Chobani, a leading American company that is known for its Greek yogurts, taken a big step to expand its reach beyond the dairy aisle by entering into the crowded ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee space. The company in its biggest step yet to grow beyond dairy, has  rolled out ready-to-drink cold brew coffees. The coffees mark a logical extension for the American food company that has made attempts to move beyond Greek yogurt in the last few years with the launch of functional wellness beverages, plant-based oat milk, as well…

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Chobani launches Milk Matters to support the future of dairy

USA – American dairy processor, Chobani has unveiled a comprehensive program dubbed Milk Matters™ to explore ways of supporting the dairy industry more sustainably. In collaboration with Fair Trade USA, Chobani will explore ways of developing the first-ever standard and certification program for the dairy industry while putting the economic, environmental, and social impacts of dairy farms into consideration. The program collaborates with World Wildlife Fund on environmental stewardship, National Milk Producers Federation on animal care and Cornell University to provide support to dairy farms. This is part of Chobani’s…

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Greek yogurt maker Chobani launches the first lower-sugar yogurt range

USA – Chobani, America’s number one Greek Yogurt, has launched “Hint Of” line, its first foray into the growing lower-sugar segment of the national yogurt market. The nation’s No. 1 Greek yogurt maker launched the line, made solely at its South Edmeston plant in Chenango County, in December as a test, with limited distribution in the Northeast, Florida and the Pacific Coast. According to the company, the sales went well and now it will be selling it throughout the nation. Peter McGuiness, Chobani’s chief marketing and commercial officer, said consumers…

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Chobani secures a minority investment from Ontario Healthcare Pension Plan

CANADA – Chobani, maker of America’s leading Greek Yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the U.S., has announced that it has secured a minority investment from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), one of the largest defined benefit pension plans in Canada. HOOPP Capital Partners, the defined benefit plan’s private capital investment team, has acquired a minority equity investment in Chobani, which will help support the Company as it continues to lead innovation in the yogurt category and invests in its business. The company said…

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Chobani unveils new brand identity and yogurts to commemorate 10 years

USA – Greek yoghurt leading processor Chobani has unveiled a new brand identity and launched new yogurts to commemorate ten years since it began national distribution, changing its visual identity with a new word-mark and packaging design to disrupt the yogurt category. The brand also plans to introduce a trio of Limited Batch yogurts – cherry vanilla blended, mint chocolate chunk, and Flip Buttercrunch blast – as well as two Flip flavours with oats and cereals for mixing. Chobani is rolling out its first-ever regional offering, Chobani with a Hint…

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Chobani breaks ground on innovation and community center in US

USA – Chobani, the maker of America’s leading Greek yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in has announced by breaking ground on a 70,000-square-foot facility innovations and community center that will serve employees, guests and house the company’s global research and development team. The expansion, at the world’s largest yogurt plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, US will build on Chobani’s commitment to the environment, utilizing innovative features to increase energy efficiency. “I’m grateful for the specialness we share with the people of the Magic Valley,” said Hamdi…

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