Having just completed its $85 million plant last April, Greek-style yogurt processorFAGE USA Dairy Inc ., Johnstown, N.Y., is poised to expand the operation yet again, according to anAssociated Pressstory. President and Chief Operating Officer Ioannis Papageorgiou said double-digit U.S. sales have the company planning to add more production capacity -- bolstering what already stands about 15,000 tons of yogurt per year. FAGE USA's 120,000-square-foot operation currently employs about 111 people and supplies retailers throughout New York City as well as stores nationwide belonging to the Costco, Kroger and Publix chains. FAGE is a unit of FAGE DAIRY INDUSTRY S.A., Athens, Greece.
Greek yogurt firm expanding in New York
January 6, 2009