In previous posts, I've written about the Turkish-born founder of Chobani, America's leading purveyor of Greek-style (or should we call it "crypto Turkish"?) yogurt. Chobani's dazzling success -- it has grown into a $700 million business over the course of just a few years -- has led to a scramble among other yogurt makers to get into the Greek yogurt trade. But, as an article in the New York Times explains, Chobani's success has also led to something of an economic revival in upstate New York, where the firm is based. From the article:
Greek yogurt has certainly been healthy for the economy in New York. Two of the leading brands, Chobani and Fage, have their main production plants in upstate New York and are expanding their operations.
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