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NY number one yogurt producer in the nation

Posted at: 04/18/2013 9:50 PM

New York State says it is now the number one yogurt producer in the country.

According to statistics released Thursday, New York produced 692 million pounds of yogurt last year, allowing it to claim the top spot. California takes the number two spot producing 587 million pounds.

Yogurt plants in New York have nearly tripled production in the last five years.