Vegan bacon breakfast sandwich

Vegan Bacon Sandwich ©Gregory's Coffee

Gastronomy & Food Service

5 US Coffee Chains Embracing 100% Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwiches

While coffee giants like Dunkin’, Starbucks and Tim Hortons have gradually adopted more vegan-friendly options in recent years, such items have largely been limited to dairy-free milks and the occasional plant-based sausage. Now, a growing number of smaller US chains are taking the initiative to offer consumers fully vegan versions of breakfast favorites, including bacon, sausage, eggs and cheese. Here we present some of the most notable names leading this trend: 1. Peet’s Coffee  Peet’s, which operates over 200 locations in 11 states, first introduced the Everything Plant-Based Sandwich as a limited-time offering in early 2021. But the item, which features a Beyond Sausage with folded JUST Egg and melted vegan cheddar, was so phenomenally successful the chain added it back permanently one year later. …


Caribou Coffee Flatbread

©Caribou Coffee

Food Service

Caribou Coffee Partners with JUST Egg to Launch Its First Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Caribou Coffee, an American coffeehouse chain, announces the debut of the JUST Egg Roasted Tomato & Pesto Flatbread, the brand’s first fully plant-based breakfast sandwich. Created as a partnership with plant-based egg brand JUST, the sandwich will be available starting Thursday, May 5 at Caribou Coffee stores across the US. With over 400 US locations, Caribou says it is now the largest coffeehouse chain to carry JUST Egg’s product.  As part of the All Day Breakfast Menu, the new item features a warm flatbread with roasted tomato, vegan pesto, folded JUST Egg and Violife dairy-free smoked Provolone cheese. Caribou says the flatbread offers clean, sustainable protein with savory flavors, and makes a perfect on-the-go option.  2nd plant-based sandwich launch With the launch, Caribou becomes the …