Chobani Plans To Expand Idaho Yogurt Plant

The Greek yogurt company Chobani is planning to expand its Idaho factory, already the largest yogurt manufacturing plant in the world.

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Greek yogurt company Chobani is planning to expand its Idaho factory, already the largest yogurt manufacturing plant in the world.

The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/1PdNRNE) that the New York-based company will begin producing yogurt-based dip and drinkable yogurt products at the Twins Falls factory this summer. Chobani says it will incrementally invest nearly $100 million into the plant.

The company said Wednesday the expansion includes new equipment for its new product offerings.

Chobani plans to start a new bulk production line for food-service opportunities in schools, hotels, airlines and restaurants. In the second quarter of this year, the company plans to launch products from the facility for international markets, including Mexico.

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