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JAB is acquiring UK sandwich chain Pret A Manger.

JAB adds Pret A Manger to bakery and coffee empire

By Gill Hyslop

JAB Holding Co. – owner of Panera, Au Bon Pain and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, as well as coffee brands Douwe Egberts, Peet’s and Stumptown, among others – is acquiring UK business Pret A Manger.