Chobani Expands Distribution to Asia and Latin America, Announces Plans for Additional Markets Exports to Singapore, Malaysia and Panama; builds on rising demand in international markets
NEW BERLIN, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chobani, LLC, maker of America's No. 1-selling Greek Yogurt brand, announced today that it has begun exporting to markets in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, beginning with Singapore, Malaysia and Panama, to build on the Company's domestic momentum and help realize its global potential.
"Asia and Latin America have untold possibility for Chobani and our expansion in these regions furthers our business opportunities and builds on our founding mission to provide better food for more people," said David Denholm, President and COO Chobani. "We've had tremendous success in the United States and Australia and we'll be using our manufacturing hubs to expand our global presence and reach new fans who have been asking for nutritious, delicious Chobani made with only natural ingredients."
To Asia, Chobani will export single-serve cups of plain, blood orange, blueberry, honey, mango, raspberry, passion fruit and strawberry, as well as multi-serve containers of plain yogurt. Fresh Chobani will be distributed via temperature-controlled shipments from the Company's manufacturing facility in Australia.
To Latin America, Chobani will export multiple flavors and formats via quality and temperature-controlled shipments from its upstate NY and Idaho facilities. Chobani has been available in Panama for the last few weeks and will soon be available throughout the Caribbean.
In just over one year, Chobani has grown its Australian production from 25,000 cases a week to 25,000 cases per day and has become one of the biggest yogurt manufacturers in Australia. In the United States, Chobani remains the category leader in Greek Yogurt sales and has accelerated its growth with continued innovations and expansion.
Maker of America's No. 1–selling Greek Yogurt brand, Chobani was founded on the belief that people have great taste — they just need great options. Chobani produces high-quality authentic strained Greek Yogurt products made with only natural ingredients from its New Berlin, N.Y., and Twin Falls, Idaho, plants. Chobani is committed to using milk from regional-area farms and strengthening its surrounding local economies. Chobani gives 10 percent of its annual profits to charities worldwide through the company's charitable foundation. All Chobani products — including Chobani® Greek Yogurt, Chobani Flip™ and Chobani Simply 100™ — are kosher certified, contain five live and active cultures, and are made with milk from cows not treated with rBST*, with most of its products offering two times more protein than regular yogurt. Chobani products are available nationwide in the U.S., Australia, Singapore and Malaysia. For more information, please visit www.chobani.com and www.facebook.com/chobani.
* According to the FDA, no significant difference has been found between milk derived from rBST-treated and non-rBST treated cows.
 Protein content of regular nonfat yogurt is 10g-13g protein per 8 oz. serving; nonfat Chobani Greek Yogurt contains 11g-14g protein per 5.3 oz. serving.
SOURCE Chobani, LLC