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Greek Yogurt ... an invasive species?

ipsedixit | Sep 3, 201308:33 PM

Well, obviously, no.

But apparently Greek yogurt is crowd-spacing away other dairy type products on supermarket shelves.

From the WSJ, in an article titled "The Greek Yogurt Culture War
It's Crowding Out Classic Flavors and Others in the Dairy Case; Bye Bye, Margarine""

Over a third of the yogurt in a typical grocery store is now Greek, in varieties from low-fat to fruit-on-the-bottom to tubes for kids. Because shelf space is limited, the Greek squeeze means consumers have had to say goodbye to some varieties of traditional-style yogurt and more obscure flavors. (R.I.P. Stonyfield Farm's Whole Milk White Chocolate Raspberry and Strawberry Acai flavors.) Pudding cups, margarine and other products with the misfortune of usually sitting near yogurt also are harder to find.

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