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.

Greggs thrives on image change

Greggs thrives on image change

Takeaway sandwich and pastry ranges for on-the-go consumers drove
up profits and sales for UK bakery retailer Greggs, but the company
is working hard to compete in this increasingly crowded sector by
developing both healthier products...