Chipotle customers may not know the green bell peppers or lettuce in their burritos came from a local farm, but the chain thinks they’ll taste the difference.Last summer, Denver-based Chipotle said it would begin buying 25 percent of at least one of its produce items from farms within 200 miles of each of its stores. That compares with the more than 1,500 miles that most produce consumed in the country travels from farm to table, says Chris Arnold, a spokesman for the more than 800-unit ...
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