Chipotle to double use of local produce

Chipotle Mexican Grill expects to double the amount of locally grown produce used in the chain’s 1,100 restaurants this year, continuing efforts to underscore its “Food With Integrity” program.

Officials said Wednesday the chain expects to use more than 10 million pounds of produce from farms within 350 miles of the restaurants where it is served. In 2010 Chipotle’s goal for using local produce was about 5 million pounds.

“Our commitment to serving

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