- WNY cheesemaker could triple its plant size and double its workforce
— The cheesemaker is working with the Genesee County Economic Development Center and Empire State Development Corp. on a proposed expansion plan that could see its main plant grow more than three-fold.
- Genesee County Feasting on Yogurt Plants
— Muller Quaker Dairy’s yogurt plant, a $206 million investment, is on track to open this summer in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park.
- At Chobani, theTurkish King of Greek Yogurt
— Once a niche business, Greek yogurt now accounts for 36 percent of the $6.5 billion in total U.S. yogurt sales, according to investment firm AllianceBernstein (AB). Upstate New York, with its 28 plants owned by Chobani, Fage, Yoplait maker General Mills (GIS), and others, has become something like the Silicon Valley of yogurt.
- The Process of Food
— From taste to cost - and from farms to refrigerators - the food processing industry has several back - end considerations that need to be addressed before anything tasty winds up on your plate.
- New Yogurt Plant Receives More than 200 Job Applications
— More than 200 people applied for jobs at a meet-and-greet session for a new Batavia yogurt plant.
- Alpina Foods Breaks Ground in Batavia
— The Colombia, South America-based Alpina is constructing a 40,000-square-foot yogurt-making facility on 10 acres in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in the town of Batavia. More than 100 people attended ground-breaking for the $15 million project, which will create 50 jobs.