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Chobani Spawned the Greek Yogurt Craze, Starting With One Small New York Factory

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WSJ: Your New York facility was fined $178,000 last spring for 34 workplace health and safety violations. What went wrong?

Mr. Ulukaya: The growth of the company has been so dramatic. We went from selling 200 cases of yogurt a week to 1.5 million. Sometimes you don't do everything 100% right in the beginning because you're learning, so you need those agencies to tell you how to improve. With their help, we have done a lot of improvement.

"I can't eat 15 gallons of yogurt!"

Spoiler alert: That video contains much more of Matthew Broderick than most people want to see.

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