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Sweetgreen raises $35 million

In its most recent round of investment funding, D.C. based Sweetgreen raised $35 million and plans to expand its locations and messaging, WaPo reports. The salad chain has been a sensation since opening in Georgetown eight years ago and has since opened restaurants in Boston, New York and Philadelphia and L.A.

In addition to opening 11 more restaurants by the end of the year, funds will go toward technology advances to enhance the customer experience and branding to raise awareness on healthy eating.

The round was led by T. Rowe Price, with existing investor Revolution Growth.  

Read more articles by Christina Sturdivant.

Christina Sturdivant is a native Washingtonian who's always watching and writing about the latest cultural, community and innovative trends in the city. She's interested in people and companies that create equitable opportunities for longtime residents and transplants alike.
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