Chobani yogurt plant opening in Idaho

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by Associated Press

NWCN.com

Posted on December 16, 2012 at 5:44 PM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter as well as two Olympians, a Paralympian and the founder of Chobani are scheduled to take part Monday in the grand opening of a Greek yogurt making facility in south-central Idaho.

The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/VJYWuT) that Chobani President Hamdi Ulukaya will announce new products for 2013 at the event that starts at 3 p.m. in Twin Falls.

Also set to take part are Lauren Cheney, a member of the U.S. women's gold medal soccer team; Steven Lopez, a gold medalist in taekwondo; and Allison Jones, a gold medalist in skiing in the Winter Paralympics.

The Chobani plant is expected to create about 400 jobs when at full capacity.

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