Greek Yogurt Craze: Worth The Extra Money?

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM
Greek Yogurt Craze: Worth The Extra Money?

" BOSTON (CBS) – Greek yogurt is now one of the fastest growing food segments. Sales exceed a billion dollars a year.

But this thicker version of yogurt is more expensive than traditional yogurt. Some consumers wonder why they are paying more.

Rachel Wells is a big fan of Greek yogurt. “I eat it for breakfast. I eat if for lunch. I eat it in between. I bought an extra tub of this yesterday so I could bring it to work.”

It was staple during and after last pregnancy. “I am at my pre-baby weight and this is what I have been eating consistently,” she added.

Sales are so brisk, manufacturers are having a hard time keeping up with demand "

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