Why do they put fruit at the bottom of the yogurt? Why not at the top, or just mixed in?

  • 2
    They do sell yogurt with fruit mixed in.
    – Batman
    Sep 22 '15 at 3:15

Fruit will settle to the bottom of the yogurt during transit anyway; this way, it ends up neat and tidy and intentional. Many people mix it together just before eating if they prefer a more blended flavor.

  • Who eats the yogurt and then the fruit? Feb 5 at 4:30
  • @AzorAhai-him- I know some of autistic people have issues with texture differences between things in their mouth at the same time and so eat each thing separate. But you're probably right that most people mix theirs. Feb 6 at 16:28

At the time Dannon came to US, which was 1942, to appeal to the sweet tooth of Americans, fruit was added, but it was illegal at the time to mix anything with dairy. So they put it in the bottom to avoid this issue.

  • 5
    interesting, do you have any link or reference to back that information up?
    – Luciano
    Feb 5 at 10:27

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.