DineEquity, Inc. Announces Commitment to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

February 19, 2016

DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP restaurants, announced plans to serve 100 percent cage-free eggs across both brands in domestic restaurants no later than 2025. This commitment builds on IHOP’s initial steps toward cage-free eggs that started in 2008. 

“Between IHOP and Applebee’s we have thousands of restaurants in the U.S. serving eggs on a daily basis, so our procurement policies can have a significant impact,” says Julia Stewart, chairman and CEO of DineEquity. “We’re committed to sourcing eggs and other ingredients in a responsible manner that meets our guests’ expectations, considers scientific…