A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from July 26, 2023
“Chobani is a poor man’s Fage”

The yogurt company Fage (founded in Athens, Greece in 1926) has been compared to Chobani (founded in South Edmeston, Otsego County, New York in 2005).
   
“Chobani is the poor mans fage” was posted on X/Twitter by park angels on August 1, 2012. “Chobani: the poor man’s Fage” wass posted on X/Twitter by rahcxl on March 11, 2016. “Chobani is like poor man’s Fage. It’s not good” was posted on X/Twitter by Coco Noir on October 6, 2016.
   
   
Wikipedia: Fage
Fage International S.A. (Greek: Φάγε [ˈfaʝe]) is an international dairy company founded in Athens, Greece, and as of 2012 headquartered in Strassen, Luxembourg. It is one of the major dairy brands in Greece. It manufactures dairy products including milk, yogurt and ice cream. The word φάγε (pronounced “fa-yeh”) is both the singular imperative verb meaning ‘Eat!’ and the initials Φ.Α.Γ.Ε./F.A.G.E. (Φιλίππου Αδελφοί Γαλακτοκομικές Επιχειρήσεις/“Filippou Adelphoi Galaktokomikes Epicheiriseis” or “Filippou Bros. Dairy Co.”)
 
Wikipedia: Chobani
Chobani is an American food company specializing in strained yogurt. The company was founded in 2005 by Hamdi Ulukaya, a Turkish Kurd businessman. Chobani sells thick, Greek yogurt with a higher protein content than traditional yogurt and is one of the main companies to popularize this style of yogurt in the US.
       
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park angels
@parkangels
Chobani is the poor mans fage
12:01 AM · Aug 1, 2012
 
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rahcxl
@rahcelscorner
Chobani: the poor man’s Fage
4:52 PM · Mar 11, 2016
 
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Coco Noir
@staceypriceless
Chobani is like poor man’s Fage. It’s not good.
1:16 PM · Oct 6, 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, July 26, 2023 • Permalink


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