Apparently, a few brands out there believe yogurt is just plain ladylike. So, in response to this made-up nonproblem, some deluded people invented brogurt. What makes a yogurt a brogurt? These masculine products come with masculine labels and are served in larger, more masculine portions than their fairer counterparts. Take, for example, Powerful Yogurt, which features a bull’s head on its black container. The label advertises its 8 full ounces and that it contains “more protein” (21 grams, to be precise). In contrast, a typical container of Chobani holds 5.3 ounces and delivers 15 grams of protein (making it slightly more protein-dense, math reveals). There doesn’t seem to be much of a difference when it comes to flavors. Men, it seems, enjoy blueberries and bananas no less than women or non-gender-conforming individuals.
America isn’t the first country to get gendered yogurts. Bulgaria has Danone for Men, an extra-thick, high-fat yogurt that can be eaten with a fork. New Zealand’s Mammoth Supply comes in an angular, cubic container. The label reads, “This is men’s yoghurt and you are a man. Now find a spoon, fork or spade and dig in.” And Polish gentlemen have Bakoma 7 Zbóż Men, which, like Powerful Yogurt, advertises its protein content to appeal to the masculine population.
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In our opinion, yogurt is genderless and can be eaten, or better yet, made at home by anyone.