Has anybody ate at Panera Bread lately?
If so, you may have noticed the restaurant chain’s cups sporting a new look. Seven of its beverages are now poured into cups disclosing the number of calories and the teaspoons of added sugar contained in the drinks.
If your local Panera Bread chain hasn’t rolled out this initiative yet, don’t worry. The company will implement this change at each of its locations throughout September 2017.
How cool are these new Panera Bread cups?
Super cool! I’m thrilled to see Panera Bread continue to establish itself as a brand invested in providing pertinent nutritional information to its customers (Psst…remember the restaurant chain’s 2015 publication of the “No No List,” a consolidation of the chemicals it pledged to eliminate from its menu offerings?)
It’s also refreshing to see such a prominent corporation in the food industry transparently communicate the added sugars in its drinks. While Panera Bread certainly could have printed these quantities of added sugars in grams, it chose to print this information in teaspoons. I think that this metric is easier to visualize than grams, which takes me back to the chemistry laboratory at my high school.
Looking for more information about added sugars and their affect on your diet?
How do you feel about Panera Bread’s decision to publicize the amount of added sugars in some of its beverages?
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