Whole Grains Council and Oldways named UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB – News), an operator of “better-for-you” fast-casual restaurants, runner-up in the quick-serve category of the national Whole Grains Challenge. The contest is a national competition for food-service outlets who use whole grains in creative and pervasive ways.

UFood Grill boasts numerous whole grain menu items such as whole grain brown rice in their unique “UBowls” and whole grain breads and tortillas on their Signature Sandwiches and Wraps.

The Whole Grains Council is dedicated to helping consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits and help manufacturers to create delicious whole grain products.

Oldways is a nonprofit educational organization aimed to change the way people eat through practical and positive programs grounded in science and nutrition.