Yogurt taste tests show Greek is good

Consumer Reports magazine: January 2013

Greek yogurt—usually thicker, creamier, and higher in protein than the regular kind—is selling like hotcakes, and new products are jostling for space in stores. Our experts found three worth trying.

Worth a try

Very full and rich; fresh-tasting, creamy dairy and berry flavors.


160 calories, 4.5 grams fat, 17 grams sugars


Thick, smooth; fruit shreds. Big floral strawberry flavor, some dairy and sweetness, slightly chalky.


120 calories, 0 grams fat, 18 grams sugars

Thick, creamy, smooth; fruit shreds and seeds. More sour than sweet, fairly balanced strawberry and dairy flavors.


110 calories, 0 grams fat, 16 grams sugars


Don't bother

Thick, smooth; fruit shreds. Slightly chalky, more sweet than sour, lingering artificial-sweetener flavor, jammy strawberry, some dairy.


80 calories, 0 grams fat, 6 grams sugars


Thick, smooth; fruit shreds and seeds. Chalky, astringent, big lingering artificial-sweetener flavor, slightly bitter, lingering aftertaste.


100 calories, 0 grams fat, 9 grams sugars


Consider also an excellent Greek yogurt from earlier tests:

Fage Total 2% with strawberry

140 calories, 2.5 grams fat, 16 grams sugars

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