30 Jul '12, 3pm

Chipotle Doubles Use of Local Produce: Chipotle Doubles Use of Local Produce. News. Chip...

Chipotle Doubles Use of Local Produce: Chipotle Doubles Use of Local Produce. News. Chip...

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG), a pioneer in using organic produce in fast food, served 10 million pounds of locally grown vegetables last year. That's double the 5 million pounds it sourced in 2009, when Chipotle committed to buying more ingredients from local, family-owned farms within 350 miles of its restaurants. Depending on the location, Chipotle's strategy covers bell peppers, red onions, jalapenos, oregano and romaine lettuce used in salsas, salads and fajitas (among other menu items). In Florida and California, the company also buys local tomatoes; in California, the program covers lemons and avocados. "Supporting local farms continues to be important to us," says Steve Ells, founder, chairman and co-CEO of Chipotle. "Food that is locally grown is fresher and better tasting, and supports local farm communities around the country. Making local food accessible is...

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