Chobani's 40-year-old founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, has grown his company in just a few short years into a $257 million business. It is now No. 3 among all yogurt brands (see chart at bottom), just after Yoplait and Dannon, and tops the booming Greek-style yogurt niche, which grew 200% last year. In November, Chobani (pronounced cho-BAN-ee, meaning "shepherd") broke ground on a new $100 million plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, to help fuel its U.S. expansion, and it recently purchased a dairy in Australia. Here's the Greek-yogurt king's story:
Don't let sky-high food-and-drink bills crash your party. These affordable strategies let you scrimp without looking like Scrooge.
Rosie and Michelle Rounds kick off the OWN talk show in a Windy City hot spot
I, of course, travel with a smartphone, an iPod and a laptop, but the rest of my list is an unconventional one and lacking in anything that needs to be charged.
Women in the West Bank town of Nablus are preparing to open a cookery school to teach Palestinian specialties to foodie tourists.
Meet seven women who turned their passion for food into careers.
The season 15 winners celebrate with a dream wedding at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
A large herd's worth of beef cattle has passed through the Cooking Light Test Kitchen over the past 24 years, almost all of it standard-issue, grain-fed supermarket meat.
The princess-to-be is a big fan of this treat served at the Old Boot Inn near her hometown in England
Federal health officials are warning consumers to avoid a cheese sold in five states over an E. coli outbreak that has left 25 people sick.
Bob Rutledge is on a quest to spread the word about poutine.
In a city where the recipes often predate the buildings, Rome's best meals are marvelously simple. We unearth five quintessential trattorias where the cucina romana is home-cooked, the company is homegrown and the owners are happy (enough) to have you.
Cooking Light offers a low-fat twist on a delicious dinner favorite.
A cheesy chicken casserole is revamped to meet a Texas reader's health goals.
If you love salty snacks and reach for the saltshaker like clockwork at every meal, you might think you have dull or underpowered taste buds that need a boost to get excited.
Before heading to the movies this weekend, mix up a tasty drink and feel like one of the fab four
Eating cheese boosts the immune system of older people, according to a new study by scientists in Finland.
Lebanon set a record for the largest plate of hummus Saturday in the continuing gastronomic war with Israel over the regional delicacy.
â¢ Tori Spelling and hubby Dean McDermott escaped L.A. for a family getaway at The US Grant, a hotel in downtown San Diego, with their kids, Stella and Liam. The foursome dined at the Grant Grill, and the adults ordered mock turtle soup, poached egg salad, Kingfish and the sea bass. And for the kids? Organic granola bars and cheddar goldfish.
Pasta al Forno con Salsicce e Quattro Formaggi
The task set by a food blogger seemed deceptively simple: Eat real food for a month.
In the fall of 2003, Petra Cooper was president of McGraw-Hill Ryerson Higher Education in Toronto, then a $47 million unit of McGraw-Hill. At 41, she was comfortable, successful -- and bored. The industry was being turned upside down by digital media, and a once-growth-oriented job was now all about cutting costs. "I saw the scope of the job getting smaller and smaller," Cooper recalls.
Some turn to prayer. Others turn to state-of-the-art medicine. Lindsey Vonn turned to the power of fromage.
In the past year, Miami has added 500 hotel rooms, giving visitors plenty of deals to pick from, especially in South Beach.
One of the best parts of growing older is no longer being assailed by articles promising to teach me how to drive my man wild in the bedroom. I've seen "wild," thank you very much.
Kraft reached a $19 billion deal Tuesday to buy Cadbury, finally succeeding in its takeover of the 200-year-old British candy maker after sweetening its offer.
The chef may cook for the stars - but he's focused on his own weight-loss this year
Kraft's biggest shareholder isn't sweet on the food giant's hostile bid for candy maker Cadbury.
I'm tucked away in Santiago de Compostela, in the northwest corner of Spain. I have a three-part agenda: see pilgrims reach their goal in front of the cathedral, explore the market and buy some barnacles in the seafood section -- then have them cooked for me, on the spot, in a cafe.
Get all the details on the lavish outdoor ceremony with flowers, food, family - and cameras
In what proved to be an elegant finale to their month-long courtship, Khloe Kardashian wed Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom Sunday evening at a private residence in Beverly Hills, PEOPLE confirms. The two were married in front of triple arches of white roses created by celebrity florist Mark's Garden.
If the two forks of Long Island's East End were sisters, the North Fork would undoubtedly be the innocent, modest one.
â¢ Leighton Meester, brunching with boyfriend Sebastian Stan and two male friends at Isabella's on New York's Upper West Side. The Gossip Girl star ordered a burger with bacon, cheddar and fried onions. And while she and Stan weren't super lovey-dovey at the table, a source says that "they were relaxed" with each other as they dined outside.
Because of the complexity of this viewer question, three of CNNHealth's expert doctors are offering their advice. Read insights from Living Well expert Dr. Jennifer Shu here. Check back Tuesday for thoughts from Mental Health expert Dr. Charles Raison.
As summer winds to an end, beach umbrellas are coming down and pools are closing, but that doesn't mean the fun is finished. From the National Buffalo Wing Festival crowning the next 'wing king' to the country's best folk artists coming together in Pennsylvania, festivals across the country have fun for everyone.
Is cheese the answer for Cayuga County, New York?
An entrepreneur hopes a high-end cheese factory can turn around a struggling farm community. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports.
The perfect place to exercise your credit card, London has a number of world-class department stores. It's worth enduring the crowds to visit Harrods (87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge), a name synonymous with luxury. The prices can be hair raising but the ornate food halls are a great place to pick up a Harrods-branded souvenir.
On the day he found Santo Stefano di Sessanio, the ancient Italian village that would change his life, Daniele Kihlgren was lost. He had set out on his motorcycle to explore the Abruzzi mountains, two hours east of Rome, and was trying to locate a back road from the ruins of a medieval castle to a gorgeous high Alpine plain known as the Campo Imperatore. Instead, he stumbled across a tiny fortified town of narrow alleyways and crumbling stone buildings.
I used to be put off by European sophisticates, so into their fine wine and stinky cheese and even the "terroir" that created it all. But now I love being a cultural bumpkin.
"Enough salt already," sighed Theo Hodge on a recent evening as I added more salt to a plat de resistance I was preparing for us. Considering that he was my doctor, the scolding came as no surprise. But as a chef and food writer, I know sodium chloride salt is an important ingredient in many recipes. Both professional and home cooks equate salt with flavor.
Tired of soaring prices and uncertain financial markets, a small town in southern England is fighting back -- with its own local currency.
Whether you're hosting a formal party or just throwing together snacks for drinks with friends, we've got ideas for transforming carryout into crowd-pleasing cuisine. Everyone will assume your sink is stacked with dirty pots and pans. (And if you keep them out of the kitchen, they'll never know the truth.)
Nibble your way through Charlotte, North Carolina, and you'll taste the New South. Shining on the Piedmont with a modern skyline and brimming with emerging restaurants, this is a city that savors the fresh and the new.
Imagine going to your local grocery store and paying over $8 for a jar of Jif peanut butter. How about $5.50 for a loaf of white bread, $6.50 for a gallon of milk or $7.19 for a half-gallon of orange juice?
As I dodge Parisians walking their poodles and pushing baby strollers in a vibrant market street, I'm reminded that one of the reasons Paris is endlessly entertaining is because of its neighborhoods. On streets such as rue des Martyrs, real people make cozy communities in the midst of this vast, high-powered city. You find a warm and human vibrancy you miss when just hopping from big museum to museum.
This burger made of Kobe beef, black truffles,foie gras, and Gruyere cheese is being served at a New York restaurant.
An authentic crêperie, a homey Ethiopian place and a down-home soul-food joint are among the city's favorite eateries.
You knew you could help save the earth by installing energy-efficient light bulbs or swapping your gas guzzler for a hybrid. But have you heard that drinking Fiji Water and dining out at Taco Bell are supposed to be good for the planet, too?
We're up in the north central part of France -- Normandy -- to see what's happening with French cheese. Cheese lovers will be happy to know, just about nothing, at least as far as the traditional cheeses are concerned.
As owner of the real estate appraisal company Golf & Land Economics, Barbara Hanley is usually immersed in deals that will turn open space and woods into putting greens and fairways. But today she is in Westport, Mass., a town 30 miles east of Providence, scrutinizing the roof on a decaying barn that sits in a quiet pasture.
For people who love pizza, Emporium, Pa., has in the last few months become a destination.
• Sending generations of women swooning was Justin Timberlake and Warren Beatty, having a guys night at West Hollywood eatery Madeoâs. After getting a wave from the older Romeo, Timberlake grabbed his friend and joined Beatty and billionaire Steve Bing, promptly digging into the burrata cheese pizza already on the table.
Whether they're in Atlantic Station or Inman Park, Atlanta restaurants have hit their stride. T+L heads south to get a taste of some of Georgia's best homegrown talent.
The foldage of NFL Europa introduces the interesting question: Does the league have a future anywhere outside of North America? Thus, in keeping with one of the few halfway newsworthy themes this July, Jerome Jumpp of Slough, UK, is our E-mailer of the Week for his thesis that 1) a big reason for failure is that the lesser variety doesn't measure up to the real thing and, 2) the only way to prevent that is to place franchises internationally.
Call it a cheesy publicity stunt, but one cheese maker's approach to bringing attention to a millenniums-old food-making practice has become an odd fascination on the Internet.
Walking high above Gimmelwald, my favorite Swiss village, with Olle, who teaches in the village school, I always feel like a wide-eyed student.
Fast-food chain McDonald's is testing a bigger high-end Angus burger that costs a little bit more for the extra weight, according to a published report Wednesday.
Call it the wine snob problem. You prepare a recipe out of a glossy magazine, but when you head to your local wine store (or for most Americans, your local supermarket) for the recommended 2003 ripe merlot with "soft tannins and a medium long finish," it's nowhere to be found.
Healthy, light cooking doesn't have to take a lot of time. Here are three quick and easy recipes from Cooking Light magazine.
I know it's bad form to brag, but I am now a graduate of Texas A&M University, and you can't stop Aggie pride. I became a diplomee of the great institution in College Station after successfully completing the three-day short course in beef cattle this summer. I specialized in forage management and graduated "Quel fromage!" meaning "avec distinction."
Many of the restaurants on California's Monterey Peninsula are aimed at out-of-towners. Lovely views of the sunset on Monterey Bay are supposed to compensate for overpriced, mediocre food, all too often served in faux seafaring surroundings. The best spots, not surprisingly, are more inconspicuous, beyond the bustle.
Locals call this part of the Florida Panhandle "the Forgotten Coast," but spend a weekend in Apalachicola, and you'll never forget it. This unspoiled town of roughly 3,000 residents boasts adorable boutiques, cozy dining nooks and quirky oyster joints. It's the perfect place to hide away for a few days and blend in with the locals.
The latest point of pride for star chefs has more to do with French fries than foie gras.
New York's temples of haute cuisine get so much attention, it's possible to forget that the real pride and joy for locals -- who tend to eat out more than other Americans, on average -- is the vast array of modestly priced restaurants serving food from all around the globe. We love to eat at Gramercy Tavern and Chanterelle from time to time, but here are some places where you'll find us any night of the week.
(CNN) -- Healthy, light cooking doesn't have to take a lot of time. Here are three quick and easy recipes from Cooking Light magazine.
We searched Washington, D.C., for the ultimate value meal: great tasting, excellent service, unique atmosphere, and -- hardest of all -- close to the sites and attractions you want to see.
A meat and cheese pizza, like the ones developed by the two teams in Thursday's episode of the Donald Trump reality show "The Apprentice," went on sale Friday at Domino's Pizza stores nationwide.
Unlike many business owners, Vermont cheese makers Andy and Mateo Kehler aren't afraid of competition. They invite it.
As the holiday season approaches and party planning begins, the season's new cookbooks provide a variety of delectable bites that will make your family gatherings unforgettable.
Say "American Cheese" and most people imagine orange bricks or sticky, single-wrapped slices, or maybe something sprayed out of a can. In the past few years, though, that has slowly started to chan...
The cheese course at Manhattan's Picholine restaurant is a theatrical experience. The cart glides toward you like a gondola on wheels, arousing looks of envy as it passes. With appropriate aplomb, ...
"Write to the FDA; contact your Congressman," urges Robert Kaufelt, the owner of Murray's Cheese Shop in New York City. Or at least sign the petition (at oldwayspt.org) started by the Cheese of Cho...
FORTUNE gave $100 to Brandon Carr, maitre d' and wine buyer at Four Square, in Durham, N.C., to see what he'd buy.
The folks who make Gerber baby food probably wish they could forget the experiment, but they once tried to market a line of meals for adults. Unfortunately, if predictably, it flopped.
Want an elegant alternative to desserts? Cheese courses aren't just for French restaurants anymore. The spots below slice up much-improved American offerings like local chevre and blue cheese as we...
Hungry and alone? Whatever you do, don't believe everything you see in the movies. In the 1984 film The Lonely Guy, Steve Martin's forlorn protagonist picks a busy restaurant. "Are you alone?" asks...
As a general rule, entrepreneurs don't have much in common. Some drive pickup trucks, others Maseratis. Some treat their employees like kin, others like kindling. But all are alike in an important ...
JITTERLESS VIDEOS So that video you shot from the cable car looks as if you were there the day of the earthquake? To the rescue comes Panasonic's squarish PV-40 Palmcorder. Using ''fuzzy logic,'' t...
FIRST WORLD CHEESE INC. The $14-billion-a-year cheese industry has been taking it on the chin lately from fitness-conscious consumers, not to mention the Surgeon General. That's what food consultan...
The U.S. trade dispute with Western Europe could bring bellyaches to lovers of imported foods and spirits. In the event that President Reagan makes good on his threat to slap a 200% tariff on more ...