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    Sweetgreen CEO Deletes Post Suggesting Healthy Foods Could Prevent COVID After Backlash

    Amid online backlash, Sweetgreen CEO Jonathan Neman has deleted his post suggesting that healthier food could save Americans from what he believes to be the “underlying problem” of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a Tuesday LinkedIn post, Neman shared his thoughts on the nation’s current coronavirus crisis and called for “health mandates”—which he likened to vaccine and face mask requirements implemented in cities and businesses across the country. “78% of hospitalizations due to COVID are Obese and Overweight people,” Neman wrote. “Is there an underlying problem that perhaps we have not given enough attention to? Is there another way to   Read More

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    How Sweetgreen Is Building A Healthy Food Movement

    Purpose At Work: How Sweetgreen Is Building A Healthy Food Movement PHOTO PROVIDED BY SWEETGREEN Brands that spark conversations and lead cultural movements earn a place in consumers’ lives. By connecting people with ways to live better and act on causes that matter to them, you can form relationships that go beyond financial transactions. Sweetgreen is a powerful example of a brand marrying purpose with profit to scale growth and impact.   “Our mission is to connect more people to real food and build healthier communities by doing that,” Nathaniel Ru, cofounder and Chief Brand Officer of Sweetgreen, tells We First  Read More

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    Sweetgreen opens fast casual salad restaurant on Greenwich Avenue

    GREENWICH — Sweetgreen, a fast-casual salad restaurant, has opened its first location in Connecticut near the top of Greenwich Avenue. Sweetgreen, which says it operates a “seasonal restaurant with the mission of connecting people to real food,” now operates in a dozen states plus the District of Columbia. The restaurant said it offers “simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning.” The design of 2,727-square-foot location was inspired by the charming scene along Greenwich Avenue. The store maintained the original building facade, which features large windows overlooking the street and a   Read More

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