NEW BERLIN, NY – Greek yogurt, oatmilk and creamer manufacturer Chobani formulated its first dairy milk, a lowfat and shelf-stable product that the company will donate to support people in need.

The company said it developed its new Chobani Super Milk, which has a nine-month shelf life and doesn’t have to be refrigerated until it is opened, to provide it to the American Red Cross, as well as local food banks and pantries.

Chobani shared that it plans to produce approximately 145,000 pounds of the milk, with the American Red Cross sending the product to areas dealing with natural disasters. Plus, the company will donate the milk to its partners in central New York and southern Idaho communities.

Chobani Super Milk contains 13 grams of protein, 9 grams of sugar, 7 grams of fiber and 400 mg of calcium per 8 oz serving – compared to the US Department of Agriculture’s data that shows regular lowfat milk has 8 grams of protein, 12 grams of sugar, 0 grams of fiber and 300 mg of calcium per 8 oz.

Hamdi Ulukaya, the company’s founder and chief executive officer, said Chobani decided to call the product Super Milk because it is a “high protein, high fiber, nutritious milk that is wholesome and shelf stable,” adding the company considered bringing the product to life to be “a true gift.”

“We are so proud to work with these inspiring organizations who are focused on delivering food to more people,” Ulukaya said. “We could not make this impact without the power of these partnerships, and it is an honor to work together.”

The need for high-quality dairy products during disaster relief, Chobani explained, led to the creation of the shelf-stable milk, which also addresses logistic and supply chain challenges. The company noted the milk also will further address food insecurity, and Chobani has donated more than 6.4 million pounds of food across the US since 2022.

Chobani said support from other companies – Tetra Pak, Dairy Farmers of America and IFF – provided ingredients and packaging that made the production of its Super Milk possible.

Cliff Holtz, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, said Chobani sent a truckload of Super Milk to New Mexico “in just a few days, helping power our relief efforts for those impacted by the wildfires.”

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