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Where to find full fat yogurt.

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created June 24, 2012 at 6:43 PM

HELP! I can not find any full fat plain yogurt

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

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on October 07, 2012
at 01:01 AM

IDK if this is true where you live, but here, most greek yogurt is full fat.

5e63e3fa78e998736106a4a5b9aef58c

on June 25, 2012
at 02:26 AM

Ah, I did not know that about Nancy's--thank you for pointing it out. I haven't eaten it in so long, I haven't had to check the ingredients.

5ccb98f6ae42ce87e206cf3f6a86039f

(11581)

on June 25, 2012
at 01:03 AM

Call the company and ask where they have it in your area.

Fd1c5e35538fbe2ea5eccb8acd7ae546

(496)

on June 25, 2012
at 12:54 AM

Nancy's is my favourite taste wise,but they thicken it with dry nonfat milk,not good for you.Also a lot of Greek style yogurts are made that way

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on June 24, 2012
at 09:35 PM

Not knowing where you live, I can say that I've seen at: Whole Foods, Key Foods, Trader Joes, PCC, many farmers markets, Safeway, Food Co-ops, Fresh Direct. Along with the others, most definitely you can make your own, it's an easy (and fun) process. Good luck!

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(140)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:55 PM

To add to this: Full fat yogurt is absurdly difficult to find at most big box, conventional grocery stores. I have had the most luck at "fancier" food stores or "health food" stores like co-ops and Whole Foods.

61c1efcc482019e016c45270b18c7453

(645)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:34 PM

I don't get why you have to go through a process to find full-fat around here. People think less fat is healthier and that's how they market it. Then they use the fat to make butter or whatever. We're honestly being robbed in plain sight.

58c33847c5b7ecbf6572075df2cdd002

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on June 24, 2012
at 08:23 PM

yeah, I'm pretty sure they do.

58c33847c5b7ecbf6572075df2cdd002

(866)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:22 PM

I think, in general, food anywhere outside the USA is just plain better.

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on June 24, 2012
at 07:48 PM

yeah, doesn't Wal-Mart carry Stonyfield?

D63a9a7789b948a1e88647f6c0e504ca

(1453)

on June 24, 2012
at 07:16 PM

It might be more useful to indicate where you live, what stores you have access to....

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3eca93d2e56dfcd768197dc5a50944f2

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on June 24, 2012
at 06:47 PM

You make it. I bought the equipment and starters, only cost me $50. Then, I bought full fat goat milk (more tolerable than cow), and I fermented it for 20 hours to get rid of most lactose. It's more runny than cow yogurt, but healthier.

That's what I did for months after I started Paleo, but I have now switched to goat kefir and never looked back to yogurt (and consider that I'm Greek, we live and die with yogurt). Kefir is healthier than yogurt and 5x to 10x more potent. Its bacteria and yeasts actually colonize the human gut, instead of passing through, as it's the case with yogurt. But it has to be home-made for all 40 kinds of microbes to included in the mix (yogurt usually has 3 to 10). The nice thing about kefir is that it doesn't require special equipment, just a glass jar.

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Fdf101349c397fbe1ecb98b310fb3737

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on June 24, 2012
at 07:36 PM

Whole foods carries Fage Total Full Fat

A2e73b869061fc20067e4ef8f26f83f0

(140)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:55 PM

To add to this: Full fat yogurt is absurdly difficult to find at most big box, conventional grocery stores. I have had the most luck at "fancier" food stores or "health food" stores like co-ops and Whole Foods.

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41dfb1a4fecb38d24075ff52f13ccb28

on June 24, 2012
at 07:07 PM

I second "you make it".

I make mine from raw cows milk in a crock pot. The only thing you need is a crock pot, a large towel (like, bath towel) to put over the lid, a thermometer, raw milk and a starter culture. For my starter culture I used whey from a locally made grass-fed yogurt sold at whole foods. And you only need the starter for the first batch.

This is reminding me that I really need to get around to writing up the step by step instructions on how to do this in a post. Now where did I put that to do list....

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2e6e673ce3eb647407d260d4d57a731b

(1021)

on October 06, 2012
at 10:17 PM

make it yourself. easy and full proof. And cheaper.

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5e63e3fa78e998736106a4a5b9aef58c

on June 24, 2012
at 09:57 PM

Trader Joe's has their "French Village" full-fat yogurt, with a layer of cream at the top. Good stuff, and very reasonably priced. It's my favorite yogurt when I don't feel like making it myself.

I live in Seattle, and every single supermarket I've ever shopped in carries at least Mountain High and Nancy's brands of yogurt, including their full-fat varieties. They do not, however say "full-fat" on the label; they simply say "Plain Yogurt" without any modifiers such as "Low-Fat" or "Nonfat."

Again, telling us where you live and what markets you have access to would be very helpful.

5e63e3fa78e998736106a4a5b9aef58c

on June 25, 2012
at 02:26 AM

Ah, I did not know that about Nancy's--thank you for pointing it out. I haven't eaten it in so long, I haven't had to check the ingredients.

Fd1c5e35538fbe2ea5eccb8acd7ae546

(496)

on June 25, 2012
at 12:54 AM

Nancy's is my favourite taste wise,but they thicken it with dry nonfat milk,not good for you.Also a lot of Greek style yogurts are made that way

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58c33847c5b7ecbf6572075df2cdd002

on June 24, 2012
at 07:21 PM

I third "make it." Or you could look for Stonyfield - they have a full fat plain (and a full fat French Vanilla with a cream top which is amazing!) and they supposedly pasture their cows.

8d454fc50d6d58643d6f8b0d1e7ea8ea

(2830)

on June 24, 2012
at 07:48 PM

yeah, doesn't Wal-Mart carry Stonyfield?

58c33847c5b7ecbf6572075df2cdd002

(866)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:23 PM

yeah, I'm pretty sure they do.

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E40b2fc9ddcf702bab9d61d28b8c8440

(505)

on June 24, 2012
at 07:16 PM

You could ask your local grocers to carry it. No guarantee, but they might...

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707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

on June 24, 2012
at 06:52 PM

Whole Foods has full fat yogurt (their own brand, 365)-- and depending on where you're located so do many regional supermarkets (I'm in the Southeast and Publix carries plain, full fat yogurt-- both the store brand, which I avoid-- as well as Cabot Greek yogurt, which is full fat).

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B12561b04f6ea052f198915c2017fd8b

on June 25, 2012
at 12:07 PM

In PA, our Weis and Giant carry Cabot full fat greek yogurt. Sometimes I can get a 2 pound tub on sale for $3.

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Ced9dfb621f55426113193f9cd3f6ebd

on June 25, 2012
at 01:00 AM

Our Fred Meyer and Walmart both carry Greek gods plain full fat and Winco carries Zoi plain full fat. Not sure if you have those stores near you though. Good Luck! :)

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F9638b939a6f85d67f60065677193cad

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on June 24, 2012
at 07:31 PM

I fourth "make it" but I had better success making my own yogurt when I used 2% milk. It seemed that my method wasn't friendly to the cream. My method: - Heat milk to 180 - Let milk cool to 90 - Pour in big mason jar, wrap in towel and put in the oven next to the oven light - Turn on the oven light but not the oven. Wait a day or until morning.

Raw milk seemed like a waste since I "cooked" the milk anyway. Milk with a lot of cream at the top seemed to make bad-tasting yogurt. The cream didn't like being cooked and tasted "off" after sitting in my oven overnight. 2% worked well and made delicious yogurt. I can always stir in a little real cream sour cream or creme fraiche to make it fattier. Goat milk tasted good but turned out runny.

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B3173217a49b5b0116078775a17eb21d

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on June 24, 2012
at 07:22 PM

Move to Europe, we have full-fat goodness dripping from every refrigerator in the grocery store.

Yum, yum, yum.

61c1efcc482019e016c45270b18c7453

(645)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:34 PM

I don't get why you have to go through a process to find full-fat around here. People think less fat is healthier and that's how they market it. Then they use the fat to make butter or whatever. We're honestly being robbed in plain sight.

58c33847c5b7ecbf6572075df2cdd002

(866)

on June 24, 2012
at 08:22 PM

I think, in general, food anywhere outside the USA is just plain better.

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D63a9a7789b948a1e88647f6c0e504ca

on June 24, 2012
at 07:16 PM

Many HyVees carry Greek Gods plain full-fat greek yogurt.

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on October 06, 2012
at 09:06 PM

we are full fat amasai inspired by the Masai's tribes "maas." These tribe milks their cows and let the milk stay in a gourd for several days, as it cultures, it produces beneficial probiotics. our dairy is A-2 (beta-casein A-1 free). check my website:www.portiaduckworth.mybeyondorganic.com

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