New York yogurt makers Chobani, Upstate Niagara picked for school lunch program
NEW YORK - New York-made yogurt will be on the menu in some school cafeterias this fall.
State senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer announced that Chobani and Upstate Niagara won a bid to supply yogurt for a new federal school lunch program.
The pilot initiative will provide schools in seven states with yogurt for the month of September.
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The Department of Agriculture will then consider proposals to provide yogurt for the remainder of the year.