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Old 08-22-2011, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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Had a bunch of coupons for Yoplait and Dannon Greek yogurt, so my wife and I gave them a whirl. They command a higher cost than their regular yogurt counterparts. Upon taste both companies' versions, they taste okay, but is it really worth the higher cost? To *me* the Greek versions is thicker, a bit more tart and, according to the packaging, has more protein. To be honest, I sorta like the regular ol' Yoplait much better. Am I missing something or are my tastebuds shot? LOL
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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I prefer Greek yogurt, as I discovered now that it's more readily available and produced by a variety of brands at a variety of price points. I prefer the more creamy, less gelatinous consistency, and I'm definitely a fan of more tart, less sweet. I'm not so keen on the higher cost (which is only put into place, IMO, because it's trendy), but I just get it less often. A local dairy makes a Greek yogurt that, while still somewhat more money than their regular yogurt, isn't as costly as the other brands. I've tried Yoplait and Dannon, and don't really like them that much in their Greek varieties. I've heard good things about Chobani, but I'm not paying that.
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:23 PM
 
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I haven't tried the Dannon or Yoplait Greek yogurts. I have tried Stoneyfield's Oikos, plus Fage and Chobani. Of those three, Chobani is my favorite. It's still not as thick or quite the same quality of tartness and texture that we had in Greece but, in fairness, the yogurt we had over there wasn't fat free.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:01 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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Like it due to the high protein content, as I eat vegetarian....also it is thicker as noted. Usually I buy a store brand of plain Greek and Chobani in several flavors...then mix one plain and one flavored...that way, at least for me, it is less expensive and not as high in sugar
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:02 PM
 
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kentuckydad95, try Chobani and Oikos.

While not genuine Greek yogurt - which you will only find at a Greek specialty store and it is eons away from any grocery store version - they are the best brands in my opinion.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Brambleton, VA
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I am with you, it doesn't taste that good to me. It could be the flavor choices though that are quite limited. I have tried every brand you can get at Whole Foods and some were okay but not something I would rush to buy again.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:50 PM
 
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I don't care for it myself, but I've been told it's best if you mix something in it for flavor - berries, etc..
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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I don't really like fruit or anything syruppy sweet in my yogurt. I just like it plain.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:51 PM
 
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I bought the honey Yoplait Greek yogurt, and practically gagged, it tasted so artificial. I did not even realize it was made by Yoplait. And it is very thick.
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Old 08-22-2011, 10:41 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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I don't care for Yoplait and haven't purchased Dannon in years. That aside, I do like the Greek style yogurt and will eat Chobani but prefer Fage. I buy plain and add my own 'stuff'. Flavored yogurt tastes too sweet to me.
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