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Are well yogurt company to body has not only given America totaled.
Drive for Greek yogurt but in just five years it's grown into billion -- past.
Did the company is opening one of the world's largest -- factories.
In Twin Falls, Idaho and -- -- co-founder and CEO hum do you like -- at joins us now from the plant now and I -- So did you see you I'm the -- -- people before we got.
Into this amazing.
Plant that you're building and we should note that we're using your camera -- -- camera for the interview today.
Like you give a little background on this -- you came from Turkey with pretty much nothing.
And you its first started you bought a I don't -- plant.
In new Berlin New York right which today employs thirteen hundred if you look very recently you start -- -- -- Well that was my earlier job -- -- I found and that and my office whenever it is -- that but it could you'll look back with sales.
And I remember it's only.
Into the Beverly -- the moment because up and the next they went to visit.
There was there was a -- that was closing at 290 is almost there was 55 people looking that's trying to close the plan.
And the next day I called my attorney has that I want to buy this back.
And -- put an SBA loan together.
In August 15 2005.
I've purchased about gonna hire the first people from that 55 and that's how the students study.
You basically revitalize this town of -- everything you build the first Little League field and -- you're selling Greek yogurt like.
Bananas 5% -- the little doesn't really don't have where -- but now that's class finally lets you know I don't know.
Why Idaho for this next new plant and -- -- gonna revitalize this town and.
But I think the only thing revitalization of this -- and excitement excitement all over the place here they've got serious that it planned.
He spent about 450 million dollars but most importantly we've built this -- less than one -- -- 326.
Almost a thousand people every day and night.
They won't give an hour shift -- they -- this Brad.
Not only the largest field effect into all -- -- the fastest built back.
And here in Idaho in Twin -- Without community we did this together and it's going to tell the the country is this awesome things are happening everywhere and -- sort of victim and effectiveness.
That's built that.
And we can do it.
It's so amazing is you can born and is cringing you have more American spirit I think that most people these days.
Now you worked with this state right.
You're gonna bring about one point three billion dollars to.
The community in return you -- and its tax incentives so property tax exemptions so you worked with Idaho in order to build this plant there.
Right and I think we have to you have to acknowledge.
You know Idaho it's it's going it's it's the city office shows and the people and and been -- -- the -- but I thought the governor and author of -- the that the come here.
And I said they built things really fast the other -- people they say he's set his that you will you'll never catch -- I was sort of you know.
This state is an awesome places of business and this past year approved up to be you know be the right what you did is actually.
Look side by side that the city offices and the state of -- of the make this it was safe -- it it met all the codes and regulations but yet we always look forward them to build.
And -- and so and this new plants -- -- -- -- -- little -- now three new products and becoming at this plant.
It's a binding by eight which is a smaller cup that you -- -- and I love it's gonna have all the little -- -- you can throw -- in -- of course they're regular to Bonnie yogurt.
It and why do you think it is taken off because everyone is seeing.
Greek -- these days.
It's true I'm -- you know want to that you forgot which is the champions to this that say about that level also this is and that this is healthy.
Natural -- -- is packed into the two that he can be in the box boxing it's it and -- I think I'm not.
-- -- -- I can't -- accept -- up like that would let them actually remotely has lifted.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Food is -- -- for hundreds of hundreds of years.
And unfortunately in America they had that it was not enjoyed -- everybody that was so many reasons and it was never.
Pure and simple and I think Americans are ready to eat something really healthy and you know what is.
-- you're -- S and you're bringing industry to our country hot and the amazing stuff so glad you're here I'm mile kayak and up to Bonnie thank thank happens to.
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