Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) is committed to the responsible care of animals that are raised to provide food products to our customers and today announced that its restaurants will serve only 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025. The Company said that it will work with its network of suppliers to ensure an orderly and efficient implementation of this policy over this time frame.
“For several years, we have been working closely with our suppliers and independent animal welfare experts to determine optimal sourcing for eggs, considering our guests’ preferences as well as the economics and sustainability of our supply chain,” said Saed Mohseni, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bob Evans Farms. “We have determined that consistent with the foregoing, evolving to source only 100 percent cage-free eggs on this time frame is the right path for the company to pursue.”
With a passion for high quality and fresh-from-the-farm taste, Bob Evans serves over 100 million eggs annually. In addition to such favorites as The Rise & Shine, The Homestead, and The Farmer’s Choice, Bob Evans serves a wide range of omelets, scrambled egg and other egg-based dishes throughout the day.
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans Restaurants brand name. At the end of the second fiscal quarter (October 23, 2015), Bob Evans Restaurants owned and operated 547 family restaurants in 18 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States. Bob Evans Farms, Inc., through its BEF Foods segment, is also a leading producer and distributor of refrigerated side dishes, pork sausage and a variety of refrigerated and frozen convenience food items under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. For more information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit www.bobevans.com.