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Panera Bread Expands with Restaurant-Inspired Bowls, Dressings & Soup

St. Louis-based Panera Bread (paneraathome.com) rolls out several new additions to its refrigerated retail lineup, now available in “refreshed” packaging. New single-serve pasta bowls include Chicken Caprese, Tuscan Style Chicken and Lemon Chicken Primavera (all 12 ounces) while new chef-crafted dressings include Chipotle Ranch and Wildflower Honey Mustard (12 ounces). The company also adds an Italian Wedding variety to its fresh soup collection (16 and 32 ounces). Like the rest of the clean label Panera at Home portfolio, the newcomers contain no artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or colors. All six SKUs are packed six to a case. SRPs are $5.99 to $6.99 for the bowls, $3.99 for the dressings and $6.25 and $10.49 for the soup. 

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