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Old 11-21-2011, 01:59 PM
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Dannon Oikos "Traditional" full-fat Greek yogurt

My God, this stuff is awesome. Especially the raspberry. Anybody had it?
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Old 11-21-2011, 02:20 PM
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Ha! Timely thread you started .. I just found it (at Wal-Mart, I don't see it - yet? - at any grocery stores) and tried it yesterday for breakfast. I was happy to see it because I'm not interested in 0% fat anything that's supposed to have fat in it. Only tried raspberry but I was hoping it's available in vanilla - is it? And how's the honey version?

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Old 11-21-2011, 02:46 PM
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I don't know about the honey version (they have that?) I've tried the strawberry, raspberry, and the key lime. Not a fan of the key lime. It still has all the awesome full-fat mouth feel, but the lime flavor is not a natural pairing for yogurt, IMO. The strawberry is excellent, but my favorite is the raspberry.
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Old 11-21-2011, 02:47 PM
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Yes, very tasty. I had the strawberry.
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:16 PM
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I actually like the key lime. For the rest of them, I go for the fat-free. For what it's worth, I started on Chobani.

IMHO, the new Dannon Oikos is better than Chobani. Though Chobani is heads and tails above the Stonyfield Oikos, go figure.
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:27 PM
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Yeah, so what's the deal with that? Dannon owns Stonyfield, right?
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:30 PM
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I'm so conflicted about yogurt. I love it, but I can no longer eat it without becoming intensely aware of breast-cancer. When I do eat it, I'm manically whipsawed back and forth between yum! and bummer plus I stare at women's chests without realizing I'm doing so. Ok, so that last one may have been a preexisting condition.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:37 PM
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How does it compare to Fage yogurt? Because that's been my gold standard for a while now, and I can only justify the expense when it goes on sale (Fage normally is ~$1.50-$1.75, on sale it is more like $1-$1.25).
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:13 AM
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How does it compare to Fage yogurt? Because that's been my gold standard for a while now, and I can only justify the expense when it goes on sale (Fage normally is ~$1.50-$1.75, on sale it is more like $1-$1.25).
I have not yet tried Fage. I've seen it, but haven't tried it. The Oikos, though, is usually $1.25.
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:39 AM
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As I understand it, the Stonyfield Oikos is the same--in other words, organic-as-any-mass-produced-product-ever-is. The Dannon Oikos is rebranded Dannon Greek with new flavors and increased distribution.

I like both Dannon Oikos and Chobani more than I like Fage. Chobani is, to my taste, closer to Fage than the Dannon Oikos.

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Old 11-22-2011, 11:30 AM
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I dislike Fage because I had some recently that sort of separated in the cup even though it wasn't past the expiration date. It was like eating strawberry flavored cottage cheese - and I hate cottage cheese (it's a texture thing). So I'm not going to risk buying it again.

I like the Oikos, Chobani, and Liberte brands.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:23 PM
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Didja stir it?
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:20 PM
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I get whichever brand of Greek yogurt that's on sale. I don't like the Oikos, I find it too sweet. Trader Joe's has a nice one, the pomegranate flavour is good, but its kind of an off-putting reddish grey colour...
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:24 PM
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Didja stir it?
Yes. That's how I noticed the white lumps. Tried a bite anyway, blech.

eta: Couldn't eat the pomegranate flavor, the seeds were in there.

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Old 11-22-2011, 02:36 PM
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I love the "new" Greek style yogurts. the Dannon OIkos vanilla is my fave so far. really is good stuff.

I don't get the connection to breast cancer mentioned by a poster; what was that about?
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:42 PM
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I love the "new" Greek style yogurts. the Dannon OIkos vanilla is my fave so far. really is good stuff.

I don't get the connection to breast cancer mentioned by a poster; what was that about?
I think it's just that yogurt frequently has the pink Susan G. Komen For the Cure ribbon/coloration/etc.
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Old 11-22-2011, 03:03 PM
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I love the honey one. I also like plain greek yogurt with honey drizzled on top, like a sundae.
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The vanilla Oikos is particularly good with some cinnamon stirred into it. Just sayin'.
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