Panera Bread

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Panera Bread is a U.S. fast casual restaurant chain featuring bakery products, sandwiches and salads.

Headquartered in St. Louis, the company operates more than 1,800 bakery-cafes in 45 states and in Ontario, Canada, under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Café names.

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