animal welfare

Animal Welfare

Panera is on a journey to ensure the highest possible animal welfare standards. Learn more about our reduction in use of antibiotics and confinement.

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food policy

Positive Impact

We are committed to making a positive impact on our food system. We believe guests deserve to know not only what is in their food, but where it comes from and how companies are impacting the food system.

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Raised Without Antibiotics

Raised Without Antibiotics

Panera was one of only two chains to receive an “A” grade in a recent report grading 25 restaurant companies on their commitment to reducing antibiotic use in their meat supply.

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Panera Cares

Panera Cares® Community Cafes

The Panera Bread Foundation’s non-profit bakery-cafes work with customers to help feed those in need.


Day-End Dough-Nation™ &
In-Kind Donations

We give back to our communities by donating unsold baked goods to hunger relief agencies and making in-kind donations to charities.

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We carefully evaluate each of our ingredients and menu items to ensure they meet the three core areas of our Food Policy.