BVA to host presentation on Chobani success

GILBERTSVILLE – The Butternut Valley Alliance will host a presentation by David J. Sheldon, Director of Environmental and Health Safety for Agro Farma Inc. in South Edmeston on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.  His talk is titled, “Chobani Yogurt: A Local Success Story.” 



The meeting will take place on the lower level of the Butternut Valley Grange, 7 Bloom St., Gilbertsville. 

Less than four years ago Agro Farma was a local start-up company with only five employees producing a specially formulated Greek- style yogurt in the former Kraft Cheese plant in South Edmeston. The first year’s production converted less than 100,000 pounds of milk per week into 6,000 cases of yogurt.


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