New York yogurt makers Chobani, Upstate Niagara picked for school lunch program

Yogurt will be supplied to schools in seven states this September. (6/23/14)

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. 

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