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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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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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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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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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Project Pollo Compete with Chick-Fil-A

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Project Pollo Opens 13th Texas Location As It Aims to Compete with Chick-Fil-A

Project Pollo, a Texas vegan chicken chain, announces it will open its 6th location in San Antonio, TX on August 20th. The outlet will mark the chain’s 13th overall location as it approaches its 2nd anniversary, and continues on its bold mission to open 100 restaurants by 2025.  Crispy chick’n sandwiches For the latest opening, Project Pollo will host an August 18th celebration featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the San …

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BK Germany

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Burger King States Intention to Be Meat-Free Pioneer, Offers Veggie Version of Every Product Across Germany

Burger King says it wants to be a pioneer in the trend toward meat-free eating. In its 750 German branches, the company has been offering a vegetarian counterpart for all beef burgers and for almost every other meat dish since this week. “We want to give our guests a choice and expect this to go very well,” says marketing boss Klaus Schmäing in Munich. Vegetable proteins based on soy, peas …

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The Most Googled Vegan Fast Food Options in North America

New research by meal kit comparison site Meal Delivery Experts analyzed Google searches for keywords such as “vegan options” to find which American fast food restaurant is the most popular in terms of plant-based menu options. Somewhat surprisingly, Taco Bell comes in top place with 16,600 average monthly searches. Taco Bell offers a vegan cheese sauce and like all Mexican / Tex Mex food, the menu can be easily adapted …

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Beyond Meat in China: Plant-Based Pork Patties Make Their Debut & Beyond Burger Launches at Dicos

Beyond Meat has launched a new product, Plant-Based Pork Patties, onto the Chinese market. The patties are available at Tmall stores and come in two flavours — Classic and Spicy. According to Beyond, the Plant-Based Pork Patties are juicy and high in protein, with significantly less fat than their conventional pork counterparts. They come in a pack of eight and take just five minutes to cook from frozen. Beyond Pork …

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Genghis Grill Adds Dr. Praeger’s Plant-Based Chick’n and Sausage to Menu

Fast casual chain Genghis Grill is partnering with Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods to add new plant-based proteins to its menu. Fans of Genghis Grill, which specializes in made-to-order stir fries, can now order Dr. Praeger’s gluten-free vegan chick’n or sausage in any bowl creation.  Based in Dallas, TX, Genghis Grill operates over 50 locations across the US. The new partnership marks the chain’s first plant-based collaboration and expands its vegan-friendly …

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Former McDonalds CEO Steve Easterbrook Invests in Clean Kitchen Club

Steve Easterbrook, the British-born former CEO of McDonalds, has invested in London-based vegan quick-service restaurant chain Clean Kitchen Club. The sum invested has not been disclosed. Founded by Made in Chelsea star Verity Bowditch and former YouTuber Mikey Pearce, Clean Kitchen Club initially set up shop as a dark kitchen during the pandemic in 2020. By the end of 2021, the chain already had five sites across London, offering mainly …

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Burger King Katsu Whopper

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“Normal or With Meat?”: All Burger King Items Are Plant-Based in Austrian Experiment, Meat Must be Requested

Just shortly after the news that one in three Burger King burgers sold in Belgium is meat-free, and in some locations even one in two, BK reveals that from now on, almost the entire Burger King range, including the popular classics, will be served on a plant-based basis in Austria. The fast-food giant has already demonstrated what the future could look like in an experiment in a restaurant in Vienna’s …

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Ocean Burger

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Oowee Partners With OmniFoods to Launch Limited Edition Ocean Burger

UK chain Oowee Vegan has joined forces with pioneering Asian alt-meat brand OmniFoods to offer the Ocean Burger, a vegan fish fillet burger that is described as being highly realistic. The brands celebrated the launch by giving away 500 free Ocean Burgers on July 11. The burger is a limited-edition menu item that will be available until August 14, priced at £6.95. OmniFoods in the UK OmniFoods first entered the …

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Burger King Belgium Says One in Three Whoppers Sold is Meat-Free

Has Burger King become the European fast-food leader in terms of veggie offerings? That’s what a new Burger King statistic leads us to believe, according to which one in three Whopper burgers sold in Belgium is vegetarian. A few weeks ago, the Foodservicealliance platform spoke to Vic Dresen, Marketing Manager of Burger King Belgium and Luxembourg, who made some revelations about the sales of vegetarian products: “About one in three …

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Odd Burger London Facility

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Canada’s Odd Burger Secures Land to Build 50,000 Sq. Ft. Manufacturing Facility

Odd Burger Corporation (TSXV: ODD) the world’s first publicly listed vegan fast food chain, has secured 5.5 acres of land in London, Ontario to construct a 50,000 sq. ft manufacturing facility. Purchased from the City of London, the site will initially house a 50,000 sq. ft. building, but can expand up to 150,000 sq. ft. to accommodate future manufacturing capacity.  Once completed, Preposterous Foods – Odd Burger’s technology and manufacturing subsidiary …

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