2012 saw New York State surpass California as the nation's leading producer of yogurt. The Empire State produced 692 million pounds of yogurt last year, lead by the Alpina plant in Batavia. Since 2000, New York has gone from 14 yogurt processing plants to 27.
First quarter net income for First Niagara Financial Group was up one penny from a year ago to seventeen cents per share.
Career Partners International Buffalo/Niagara is marking 27 years as the leading career transition service provider in the area.
The 7th annual Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Awards will be presented at a luncheon Thursday, May 9th. The noon luncheon will be held at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, honoring area businesses. For more information and tickets, follow this link.