Chobani®, the famed Greek Yogurt brand, has announced the opening of the new Innovation & Community Center in Twin Falls, Idaho. The 71,000-square-foot facility promotes a culture of collaboration, creativity, innovation, and wellness.
“I’m grateful for the bond we share with the people of the Magic Valley,” said Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO. “It is so important that we invest as much time, energy, and dedication to the well-being of our people as we do our products. This new Innovation & Community Center makes us more connected to our people, our plant, and to our community. That was our vision from the very beginning and I am so thrilled this center will serve as a bridge to Chobani’s exciting and bold future.”
According to the press release, the Community Center was designed by local architects and engineers, Idaho-based design firm CSHQA, and inspired by the beauty of the Magic Valley. The facility also serves as home to its $21 million Global Research & Development Center, fueling a future of creativity and collaboration, inspiring new yogurt and non-yogurt creations.
As Chobani expands its focus on being a food-focused wellness company, sustainability is always on the mind; the new Center has innovative features that increase energy efficiency, reduce waste, and improve recycling practices. Chobani has also registered the Center with the goal of U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver certification.
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