Food and facilities management company Sodexo will debut a new product line featuring the Impossible Burger, at more than 1,500 U.S. retail locations, from 19th August. The eight plant-based products, including a sausage muffin sandwich, sausage gravy and biscuits, steakhouse burger and creole burger, will be available at colleges, universities, healthcare and corporate services accounts.
The German food delivery service getnow is expanding its product range and plans to supply the Beyond Meat Sausage to private customers, making it the first supplier to do so. The sausages are the second of Beyond Meat’s products to be offered by getnow, after the Beyond Burger patties. They are now available in all getnow delivery areas.
Matt Turner, co-founder of restaurant discount card Tastecard , has spoken about the “challenging times” faced by restaurants in the current climate, citing the recent collapse of chef Jamie Oliver’s “Jamie’s Italian” restaurants, and warning that restaurant chiefs should avoid complacency and recognise veganism in order to prevent a similar fate.
Royal Ascot, a British horse racing event frequented by the upper classes and royalty, this year has renowned French chef Raymond Blanc in control of catering for the elites. In an article with the Telegraph, Blanc has outlined a new plant-based direction for the event, which the conservative newspaper has titled Ascot’s “vegan revolution”.
UK fast food brand Frankie & Benny’s today announces a massive menu shake-up focusing on new customer tastes and a “more grown up” audience. The Italian/American restaurant chain is introducing 26 new dishes that reflect the UK’s changing tastes and drinking habits, including seven vegan friendly options.
The new plant-based burger by the successful German restaurant chain HANS IM GLÜCK is called “NATURBURSCHE” and aims to come very close to real beef in terms of texture and taste. The plant-based burger provides a new option on the HANS IM GLÜCK menu not just for vegetarians and vegans, but also for flexitarians and omnivores who want to reduce their meat consumption.