The Billion Dollar Chobani Story Built on Kindness
The immigrant billionaire hippy who measures return on kindness
Hamdi Ulukaya is the founder of Chobani, one of the fastest growing food companies in the world. Raised in a dairy-farming family in a small village in eastern Turkey, Ulukaya launched Chobani in 2007 when he was 34 years old with the mission of making better food more accessible.
At the time, Greek yogurt represented less than 1 percent of yogurt sales