Chobani faces accusations that it stole Fage's recipe for yogurt

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Posted on April 6, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Updated Sunday, Apr 6 at 11:20 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A war between yogurts that's really gone sour.

The ex-wife of Chobani Yogurt CEO said that he used corporate espionage to steal his popular Greek yogurt recipe from competitor Fage.

According to court documents, the CEO bribed a former Fage employee wtih over $41 thousand.

Chobani claimed it spent almost 18 months developing the recipe for its yogurt. Meanwhile, Fage's website says their recipe dates back to 1926.
 

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