Founded in 2005. USA's largest yoghurt maker. Bought Australia's Bead Foods in July 2011. Formerly known as Agro Farma Inc.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Agro Farma in March 2012 for 34 safety and health violations after inspections by Syracuse-based investigators for the agency. Agro Farma is facing fines totaling $178,000.
[Source 2012][More on Workers rights]
In 2016 a US federal judge ordered Chobani to stop airing ads that implied rival products were "unsafe or harmful" and contained chemicals used to kill bugs or keep swimming pools clean.
[Source 2016][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
This company is a member of How2Recycle. The How2Recycle Label is a voluntary, standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. It involves a coalition of forward thinking brands who want their packaging to be recycled and are empowering consumers through smart packaging labels. Companies must be a member of the program to use the How2Recycle Label.
[Source 2020][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
In 2013, GMO Inside launched a campaign against Chobani for its use of milk from cows fed GMOs, especially because Chobani markets its products as being 'real' and 'natural'. GMO Inside asked Chobani to shift to non-GMO feed for their cows. In October 2014, Chobani and Green America the nonprofit behind GMO Inside announced a partnership to improve cattle feed in the US, including options for non-genetically engineered and organic grains.
[Source 2014][More on Genetic Engineering]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
|Revenue||US$71.5 million in 2010|
|Subsidiaries||Chobani Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Norwich, New York, USA|
Products / BrandsChobani Australia
Gippsland some products certified organic Yoghurt
Gippsland Custard & Desserts