CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26, 2016 – Bojangles’, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) the popular restaurant chain known for its made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and breakfast served all day, every day, today announced that it plans to transition to the use of 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025.
The announcement represents the Company’s continued commitment to working collaboratively with its suppliers and consulting regularly with animal welfare experts like the Humane Society of the United States to ensure that best practices in the area of animal welfare are a part of its supply chain requirements. Additionally, the Company has been working with existing partners and consultants to help bring together its long-time community improvement initiatives with its more recent animal welfare efforts into an updated comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.
“We understand that social issues like the humane treatment of animals are important to many of our customers, and causes that improve the communities we serve are important to us as well,” said Bojangles’ President and CEO, Clifton Rutledge. “As we continue our work toward the development of a truly comprehensive CSR program, it’s our goal to take an informed and well thought out approach to address the many issues associated with the humane treatment of animals.”
About Bojangles’, Inc.
Bojangles’, Inc. is a highly differentiated and growing restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving customers high-quality, craveable food made from our Southern recipes. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, NC, Bojangles’ serves menu items such as delicious, famous chicken, made-from- scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin’s and Legendary Iced Tea®. At March 27, 2016, Bojangles’ had 671 system-wide restaurants, of which 288 were company-operated and 383 were franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com or follow Bojangles’ on Facebook and Twitter.
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