The Greek yogurt company has created the largest yogurt making facility in the world in Twin Falls, Idaho. Its presence there has created other food-related jobs and has left a positive mark on its community.
In 2016, to accommodate its growth, Norwich, N.Y.-based Chobani invested $100 million to complete a 300,000-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho. Now totally 1,000,000 square feet, the plant (which opened in 2013) is said to be the largest yogurt manufacturing facility in the world.
Many energy drinks are burdened with ingredients consumers don’t recognize or can’t pronounce but they understand ‘dairy.’ The road to developing dairy-based energy beverages may one day lead to ‘energy cheese’ snacks.
With new products under development, dairy processors are lining up ingredients and suppliers. Here’s an exclusive look at how they buy and their sourcing strategies.
May 8, 2017
America’s dairy processors are planning to develop an average of seven new products in the next 12 months. While most say this is no different than in past years, 47% said this represents an increase, according to an exclusive new survey by Dairy Foods. (The median number of new products planned is five.)