May 24, 2013

Crapo, Chobani to Announce Expanded Market for Greek Yogurt

News conference planned Tuesday at Twin Falls production facility

Twin Falls - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will join with Jim McConeghy, Chief Financial Officer for Chobani, and Halil Ulukaya, Chief Operations Officer for Chobani, for a discussion on the future of the Greek Yogurt industry in Idaho and across the country.-and milestone progress to bring access to Greek Yogurt to more consumers.


Chobani currently employs more than 600 people at its one million-square-foot Twin Falls plant, the largest yogurt production facility in the world. Honored with Food Engineering's 'Plant of the Year' award this May, the state-of-the-art facility was built in just 326 days following a $450 million investment.


Chobani employs more than 600 people in Idaho.  It is the nation's top-selling Greek Yogurt brand and is committed to supporting local farmers and strengthening its surrounding area economies.


News Conference on Greek Yogurt expansion in Idaho:


WHO:                   Idaho Senator Mike Crapo

Chobani CFO Jim McConeghy

Chobani COO Halil Ulukaya

Twin Falls Vice Mayor Don Hall

Idaho Dairy Association President Bob Naerebout

Idaho Farm Bureau President Frank Priestley


WHEN:                Tuesday, May 28, 2013

2:15 PM


WHERE:               Chobani Production Facility

3459 Kimberly Road

Twin Falls