When governors make friendly wagers ahead of the Super Bowl, they put up iconic products that are representative of the states where the Super Bowl teams reside.
Ahead of Sunday’s game, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has put up bagels, cheesecakes and Greek yogurt.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has countered with clam chowder, Centerville Pies (famous for chicken pot pies) and Food Should Taste Good chips. Read more.
New York has a vibrant dairy industry, ranking fourth in the nation in terms of milk production. It’s also in the forefront of the Greek yogurt craze that is sweeping the nation. According to this article in USA Today, the nation's No. 1 and No. 2 Greek yogurt brands — Chobani and Fage, respectively — are both expanding plants in upstate New York, and another company is building a plant in western New York.