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New York makes yogurt official state snack
New York makes yogurt official state snack

Yogurt became New York's official state snack on Wednesday, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states. New York has become the nation's top yogurt producer amid the booming popularity of strained Greek-style yogurt, the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo signed a bill making it the official state snack. "Designating yogurt as the official state snack will continue to raise public awareness of the economic and health benefits of yogurt and the dairy industry," the governor's office said. Only a handful of states have official snacks. South Carolina has boiled peanuts, Texas has tortilla chips and...