What Makes The World’s Largest Yogurt Plant?

Staggering numbers detail the size and scope of Chobani’s Twin Falls Plant

There are fast-track construction projects, and then there’s Chobani’s Twin Falls, ID yogurt plant. Built by Tippmann Group in just 326 days, this 939,000 square foot facility set a new standard among fast-track construction projects. It’s the largest yogurt plant in the world, and was recognized by Food Engineering Magazine as “2013 Plant of the Year.”

The 326 days is certainly an impressive number, but check out some of the other facts and statistics about exactly what went into this building:

  • Steel – 18. 2 million pounds
  • Concrete – 52,000 cubic yards
  • Wall panels – 1 million square feet
  • Earth moved – 475,000 cubic yards
  • Asphalt – 31,325 tons
  • TPO Roofing – 750,000 square feet
  • Workers – 2,000 +
  • Man Hours – 1.7 million
  • Production capacity – 11 million pounds of milk per day