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Panera Bread

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Merger | Merged

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About Panera Bread

Panera Bread Company is a chain store of bakery-cafe fast casual restaurants. It offers sandwiches, salads soups, and mac, pizza, and bakery. Panera Bread was founded in 1981 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. On August 6th, 2021, Panera Bread merged with Einstein Bros. Bagels, and Caribou Coffee to create Panera Brands.

Headquarters Location

3630 South Geyer Road Suite 100

St. Louis, Missouri, 63117,

United States


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Panera Bread Patents

Panera Bread has filed 16 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Production and manufacturing
  • Business intelligence
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Nutrition, Leaf vegetables, Brand name confectionery, Spreads (food), Medicinal plants


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Related Topics

Nutrition, Leaf vegetables, Brand name confectionery, Spreads (food), Medicinal plants



Latest Panera Bread News

After halting plans last year, Panera Bread put an IPO back on the menu. One big thing has changed since then.

May 24, 2023

The company last July cited poor market conditions and the deteriorating performance of IPOs as reasons for halting its return to public markets. Now, its IPO plans are back on, and analysts point to one primary reason.

Panera Bread Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Panera Bread founded?

    Panera Bread was founded in 1981.

  • Where is Panera Bread's headquarters?

    Panera Bread's headquarters is located at 3630 South Geyer Road, St. Louis.

  • What is Panera Bread's latest funding round?

    Panera Bread's latest funding round is Merger.

  • How much did Panera Bread raise?

    Panera Bread raised a total of $151.93M.

  • Who are the investors of Panera Bread?

    Investors of Panera Bread include Panera Brands and JAB Holding Company.

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