SOURCE: Einstein Bros. Bagels

Einstein Bros. Bagels

December 14, 2015 09:29 ET

Einstein Bros.® Bagels Commits to Sourcing Only Cage-Free Eggs by 2020

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2015) - Einstein Bros. Bagels today announced its commitment to using cage-free eggs in all domestic locations, more than 600 stores, by 2020. The neighborhood bagelry has been crafting a transition strategy to move to the exclusive use of cage-free eggs in all egg sandwiches with the help of the American Humane Association.

"We at Einstein Bros. Bagels have a responsibility to ensure the humane treatment of animals and know that this is an important issue to our guests, employees, and franchisee and licensee partners, which is why we have committed to offering exclusively cage-free eggs in all stores by 2020. We are dedicated to serving the highest quality eggs available from farms that uphold the highest standard of humane practices," said Curt Bourg, VP Supply Chain, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group.

Einstein Bros. Bagels is also working on a broader social responsibility and animal welfare strategy in partnership with the American Humane Association. "We commend Einstein Bros. Bagels on their proactive stance to further their commitment to sustainable and ethical sourcing practices," said Marion Garcia, DVM, Chief Veterinary Officer, American Humane Association. "We are pleased to work with leaders in the restaurant industry and provide our expertise in developing animal welfare policies that are realistic and attainable."

About Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Einstein Bros.® Bagels is part of the Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. family, a leading quick-casual company also known for the Noah's New York Bagels® and Manhattan Bagel® brands. Einstein Bros.® is a neighborhood bagelry that's always cooking up a new way to bagel. Known for its fresh-baked bagels available in a variety of flavors and signature double-whipped shmears, Einstein Bros. also serves gourmet bagel sandwiches, coffee, espresso, sweets and snacks. Einstein Bros.® is proud to be the largest bagel retail company in America with more than 600 locations in 40 states, including the District of Columbia. To learn more, visit www.einsteinbros.com.

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