meat-free sub

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Lion’s Choice Launches Meat-Free Sub in Collaboration With Hungry Planet

St. Louis-based fast-food chain Lion’s Choice has joined forces with local alt-meat startup Hungry Planet to offer a meat-free sub. Best known for its roast beef sandwiches, this is the first time Lion’s Choice has offered plant-based meat in its 55-year history. The sub features Hungry Planet’s soy-based meatballs on a toasted bun with marinara sauce. By default, the sandwich also contains Provel cheese, but vegans can request it without. …

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HARVEST-BOWL-Vegan Bowls For All

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Veggie Grill Launches ‘Vegan Bowls For All’ Delivery Concept at 29 Locations

Health-forward chain Veggie Grill today announces the launch of a delivery service called Vegan Bowls For All which will operate from 29 Veggie Grill locations in California, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, and Washington. Veggie Grill has partnered with all of the most popular delivery platforms for the new concept, such as Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats, and Grubhub, to deliver lunch and dinner seven days a week in each area. The …

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plant-based chicken TiNDLE

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Plant-Based Chicken TiNDLE Triples UK Restaurant Sites to Almost 200

Next Gen Foods announces the expansion of its food service footprint across the UK with its plant-based chicken product TiNDLE debuting at several restaurants and quick-service groups in the country. According to the company, TiNDLE is about to triple its original restaurant sites count to nearly 200 in under four months. This month, TiNDLE will debut at several restaurants and quick-service groups paving the way for a plant-based future across …

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Pizza Hut UK

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Pizza Hut UK Offers Vegan Cheese for Delivery Nationwide as Meat-Free Sales Rise by 19%

Pizza Hut UK has partnered with alt-dairy brand Violife to offer vegan cheese for delivery across the country. Violife cheese has been available at Pizza Hut’s dine-in restaurants since 2017, and the partnership has now been extended to the chain’s Delivery Huts following a successful local trial earlier this summer. Customers will be able to swap the cheese on any pizza for Violife’s plant-based alternative. “The partnership gives everyone who …

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Whole Foods co-founder John Mackey

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Whole Foods Co-Founder John Mackey to Launch Plant-Based Restaurant & Wellness Chain

Whole Foods co-founder John Mackey, who will be departing the company in September, is reportedly planning to launch a chain of plant-based restaurants and wellness centres. Mackey has been named as a partner in startup Healthy America LLC,  which has raised $31 million to launch the national chain. Other former Whole Foods executives are also involved — such as Betsy Foster, previously the retailer’s Senior Vice President, who is now …

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KFC Australia Wicked Popcorn

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KFC Australia Launches Plant-Based Wicked Popcorn Chicken

KFC Australia has launched its first ever plant-based option — Wicked Popcorn. The meat-free bites are made with pea protein and feature the same spice mix as the chain’s Wicked Wings. Wicked Popcorn is available in a box, a bowl, or as a Combo option with fries and a drink. It is served with a new vegan lime ranch dipping sauce. While the new offering is made entirely from plant-based …

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Symplicity Smashing Plates plant-based kofta wrap

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Smashing Plates Launches Plant-Based Kofta Wrap in Collaboration With Symplicity

London-based Greek-style chain Smashing Plates has announced it is collaborating with Symplicity Foods to launch a plant-based kofta wrap. The new menu item features Symplicity’s natural vegetable-based meat alternatives in Smashing Plates’ signature doughy wrap. It is served with salad, fries, and the chain’s new yellow sauce. The kofta wrap is now available at all four Smashing Plates locations — London Bridge, Tooting, Canary Wharf, and Wembley. About Symplicity Symplicity …

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High Time Chicken Nugget

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Boston’s High Time Foods: Creating “Cuisine Agnostic” Minced Plant-Based Chicken

As the vast majority of plant-based meats are sold as refrigerated or frozen products, shelf-stable alternative proteins represent a much smaller, yet potentially very lucrative, market segment. Now, High Time Foods is seizing the opportunity by bringing dried plant-based chicken mince to chefs and restaurants across Boston, reports BizJournals.  Created to offer a convenient food service solution, High Times’ chicken comes as a dry mix that combines with water and …

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Vistro Burger Franchise

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Meet Vistro Burger: A Fast-Growing NYC Franchise Powered by The Vegan Warrior Project

While plant-based burger concepts continue to flourish coast-to-coast, there is a growing niche for brands that forgo the usual Impossible or Beyond patties in favor of custom, chef-crafted burgers. Vistro Burger, an innovative concept in NYC, is helping to lead this bold new trend.  Founded by entrepreneur Ross Glick, Vistro Burger offers a familiar selection of hearty burgers, fries and milkshakes in a colorful fast-casual setting. But its patties – …

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Vegan Fast Food Shop Really Happy Chicken Ranked 1st on ‘UK’s Top 40 Burger Bucket List’

American style vegan fast food shop Really Happy Chicken has landed at first place on the ‘UK’s top 40 burger bucket list’ with its plant-based Sticky Burger. Debuting in Brighton in 2020, Really Happy Chicken is known for its KFC-inspired menu and South American fast food flair. Selling out within just four hours on its opening day in 2020, the vegan chicken shop serves burgers, grilled wraps, fried vegan chicken …

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Nomoo Cheeseburger and Fries

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Nomoo Partners with Nestle Professional to Develop Proprietary Plant-Based Burger, Chicken and Cheese

LA burger concept nomoo is partnering with Nestle Professional, the world’s largest global foodservice manufacturer, to develop a proprietary line of plant-based products. The companies’ first offering, a gluten-free, non-GMO pea protein burger, will launch in October 2022, with a plant-based chicken burger and cheese currently in the works.  Created to help streamline nomoo’s operations, the new line will provide key advantages for the vegan fast food brand as it …

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The Filthy Vegan

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UK: The Filthy Vegan to Open Two New Sites in the Midlands

Nottingham-based food stall The Filthy Vegan is to open a takeaway at East Midlands Designer Outlet in Derbyshire. The brand will join major names such as Starbucks, Burger King, and Subway at the shopping centre’s food court. Not to be confused with Matt Pritchard’s Dirty Vegan, The Filthy Vegan initially launched in 2019, offering plant-based kebabs made with soy meat. Customers placed orders via Facebook and Instagram, and the meals …

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Lypid Vegan Fats & Louisa Coffee Plant-Based Meats

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Lypid Partners with Taiwan’s Louisa Coffee For New ‘Juicy’ Plant-Based Meat Lineup

Lypid, a startup specializing in plant-based fats, announces a partnership with Louisa Coffee, Taiwan’s largest coffee chain, to serve new plant-based burgers made with Lypid’s animal-like vegan fat, PhytoFat.  Available at 500 locations across Taiwan, the collaboration will feature six sandwiches, rice burgers, muffins, and bagels made with the special burger patties. According to Chris Huang, Founder and Chairman of Louisa Coffee, the “juicy” new burgers are intended to make …

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Daring & Juice Press Healthy Vegan Chicken Wrap

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Juice Press Partners with Daring for New Plant-Based Chicken Salad Wrap

Juice Press, a juice bar chain with over 80 locations across the US, has partnered with plant chicken brand Daring for its new Plant-Based Chik’n Salad Wrap.  Protein lunch Containing 19 grams of protein, the menu item features Daring chicken, cashew cream and chickpeas served in a whole wheat wrap. Customers can find the wrap at most Juice Press locations in the New York Tri-State area.  2022 continues to be …

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Global Food Company Sigma Debuts ‘Better Balance’ Plant-Based Meats and Dairy in US

Sigma, a multi-billion dollar food company with leading brands in 18 countries, announces the launch of its new plant-based brand Better Balance in the US. Featuring plant-based shreds, grounds, and dairy-free cheese, Better Balance is currently available for foodservice channels, with future plans for additional products and direct-to-consumer sales. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Better Balance states its products focus on providing great taste, texture, nutrition and versatility. Offerings include: Shreds …

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