IRVING, Texas, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 7-Eleven, Inc. announced today that it will work with its suppliers toward a goal of sourcing only cage-free eggs by 2025, based on available supply for all stores in the U.S. and Canada.
"7-Eleven cares about the treatment of animals and switching to cage-free eggs demonstrates our concern," said Jesus Delgado-Jenkins, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for 7-Eleven. "We believe that it is becoming important to our customers for us to serve more humanely-sourced eggs."
About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7 Eleven, Inc. invented the convenience store industry and is the largest convenience retailer in the world. Based in Irving, Texas, 7 Eleven® operates, franchises and licenses more than 10,700 stores in the United States and Canada. Globally, nearly 60,000 7-Eleven stores, operating in 17 countries, serve over 44 million customers every day. For more information, visit www.7-Eleven.com.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/7-eleven-sets-goal-for-100-cage-free-eggs-by-2025-300262211.html
SOURCE 7-Eleven, Inc.