One CNY businessman in celebrating the 10th anniversary of his business in a most unusual way: he appeared on the Ellen show to offer free yogurt to America.

Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani yogurt, was on Ellen to talk about the founding of his company 10 years ago in Upstate NY. "I found my home in Upstate NY," he told Ellen and her audience.

From it's humble beginnings, with only 5 employees, Chobani has grown to employ over 2,000 people in Upstate NY. Hamdi Ulukaya came to the United States from Turkey, and says it is "this beautiful country" that gave him the opportunity to succeed.

According to a press release, "starting February 12th and running through March 4th, Chobani is launching a unique offer to share the specialness of this pure, simple food with America. To receive a free cup, fans simply need to print a coupon at, and visit any participating retail store during the three-week offer period. The coupon can be redeemed toward any single item of Chobani® 5.3oz Greek Yogurt, Flip® 5.3oz yogurt snacks, 10oz drinks, or Smooth (2-pack)."




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