June 7, 2014

Purity Promised in 18 Months

1 Panera Bread: No More Artificial Additives

Following the lead of Chipotle and Starbucks, which have initiated programs to remove or limit artificial ingredients in their products, Panera Bread, the popular chain of 1,800 fast-casual restaurants, has announced that it will remove all artificial additives from its food items over the next 18 months. Panera was among the first to provide only antibiotic-free chicken items and to post calorie counts on its menu boards, and will apply its ban on artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors and preservatives to all solid food items, current or future. The company is planning to similarly excise FHCS from its beverage line. The move is in large part designed to cater to the growing Millennial consumer demographic, which is especially wary of and resistant to artificial food additives.

More at Usatoday.com | Posted 3 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Chick-Fil-a to Sell antibiotic-Free Chicken

Tags: Panera Bread, Panera Restaurants, Additive-Free Foods, Additive-Free Fast Foods, Panera to Eliminate Additives

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