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Fast Food

Plant Power Fast Food Introduces Limited-Time Plant-Based BBQ Rib Sandwich

Plant Power Fast Food has announced the launch of The Ribby, a plant-based version of the classic American BBQ rib sandwich. This new offering will be available at all 10 of the chain’s locations starting July 2nd. The Ribby features a housemade plant-based patty composed of shredded jackfruit, topped with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, thinly sliced onions, and Grillo’s Pickles, known for their fresh taste and all-natural ingredients. “The BBQ rib sandwich holds a legendary place in fast food history and we wanted to honor that legacy with our plant-based take. With our sweet and smoky housemade BBQ and the best pickles in the world, Grillo’s, we believe The Ribby will offer an unforgettable flavor experience,” said Zach Vouga, president/COO and co-founder of …

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Products & Launches

Comedian Tim Robinson and Plant Power Fast Food Team Up to Launch Plant-Based Coney Dog

Plant-based fast food chain Plant Power Fast Food introduces a vegan version of the Coney hot dog in collaboration with comedian and actor Tim Robinson. The Coney dog, a Midwest favorite, is traditionally topped with a meaty chili sauce, mustard, and finely chopped white onions. Although it’s often associated with Coney Island in New York, the popular dish originated in Michigan, making the partnership especially close to Tim’s heart as a Midwesterner. Plant Power Fast Food is not just launching a plant-based Coney dog but is also offering limited-edition “Coney Club” hats and t-shirts showcasing the collaboration, which are available for purchase online. Proceeds from the sales of the Coney dog and exclusive merchandise will be channeled toward the non-profit organization, Youth Climate Save, which …

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Fast Food

The 7 Fastest Growing Vegan Fast Food Chains (North America)

Once a rare novelty, vegan fast food chains are increasingly becoming a mainstream trend across the US and Canada. As the number of vegan fast food brands grows, so does their ambition to redefine the global fast food industry with 100% plant-based cuisine. From simple beginnings, many of the companies on this list have since embarked on bold expansion plans to bring more sustainable and healthy comfort food to the masses. In no particular order, here are seven brands aiming to outdo McDonald’s. 1. Plant Power Fast Food Current locations: 12  Founded in 2016, Plant Power has consistently expanded its brand – which serves plant-based versions of classic burgers, fries and shakes – across Southern California and into Nevada. Its stunning Las Vegas restaurant features …

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How Do Plant-based Burgers Stack Up During Inflation? Jeffrey Harris, CEO of Plant Power Fast Food

How Do Plant-based Burgers Stack Up During Inflation? Jeffrey Harris, CEO of Plant Power Fast Food,  joins The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano to discuss the company’s newest pricing move and how plant-based burgers are comparing to meat burgers during inflation. Specifically, they discuss, Plant Power Fast Food’s expansion during Covid-19, Their new pricing strategy bringing burgers down to $4.95, Burger King’s plant-based strategy, How inflation is impacting plant-based products and how they stack up to meat analogues. Here is a short clip and transcript from their conversation. Podcast here. Display content from YouTube Click here to display content from YouTube. Learn more in YouTube’s privacy policy. Always display content from YouTube Open “What Plant-based Burger Chain Dropped Prices by Almost 40%? Jeffrey Harris …

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Company News

Plant Power Fast Food Partners with Alpha Foods for More Affordable Vegan Burgers

Plant Power Fast Food, a leading vegan fast food chain, announces new lower-priced menu items as it works to achieve price parity with traditional fast food brands. To create the menu, the chain worked with plant-based brand Alpha Foods to make new pea protein burgers and cheeseburgers priced at $4.95 and $5.95, respectively.  Removing barriers “One of the core criticisms of plant-based food is that it is expensive, our goal is to remove that barrier and make plant-based fast food an easy choice,” states Plant Power co-founder and COO Zach Vouga. According to the brand,  the company’s new offerings are now priced within $1-2 of similar animal-based meat burgers at global brands like Burger King, Wendy’s and McDonald’s. In fact, Plant Power’s new pea protein-based …

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Fast Food

Plant Power Fast Food Opens Flagship Hollywood Location 

Plant Power Fast Food, one of the fastest-growing vegan fast-food chains in the US, has announced the opening of its new Los Angeles flagship restaurant. Located in the heart of iconic Hollywood, it marks Plant Power Fast Food’s 11th restaurant opening, with four more slated to open by the end of the year.  Plant Power Fast Food is a 100% vegan and sustainability-focused version of traditional fast food brands such as McDonald’s, with the new location situated near the intersection of Vine Street and Melrose Avenue and around the block from Paramount Studios, Hollywood. Other locations can be found across California, including San Diego and Sacramento, and also in Las Vegas, NV. As the company looks to accelerate its lead in the rapidly evolving market …

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People

Plant Power Fast Food Hires Former Starbucks Exec as Chief Development Officer

Plant Power Restaurant Group, the owner of Plant Power Fast Food, announces the appointment of Steve Figliola as the company’s Chief Development Officer. We spoke with the company about the impact of the latest hire, which comes at a pivotal time of growth and expansion for the brand.   A QSR veteran Figliola previously served as Starbucks’ Regional Vice President for operations in Southern California and Hawaii. In prior industry roles, Figliola served as Papa Murphy’s International Vice President of Development, and Taco Bell’s Corp Director of Operations.  At Plant Power, Figliola is expected to build and lead a strong development group to support the California-based company, which specializes in 100% plant-based fast food, as the brand enters a critical stage of growth.  Headquartered in San …

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Investments & Finance

BREAKING: Plant Power Fast Food Raises $7.5M to Double the Number of “Vegan McDonald’s” Across USA

Plant Power Restaurant Group, LLC., the parent company of San Diego’s Plant Power Fast Food, a QSR restaurant chain aiming to establish itself as the Vegan McDonald’s, today announces to vegconomist the completion of a $7.5 million Series A capital raise. The fresh funds will be used for continued nationwide expansion, with plans for two Las Vegas locations already underway. “We’re doing our best to be part of the change. And to be as effective as we’d like to be, we’ll have to continue to grow.” The Series A was led by Helia Capital USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Fusion Ventures; Eat Beyond Global Holdings; and Batta Foods. Additional funds came from a group of individual investors with close ties to the Company, as well as …

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Investments & Finance

Plant Power Fast Food, the Vegan McDonalds of California, Joins Eat Beyond Porfolio

Canada’s Eat Beyond Global Holdings Inc announced this week an investment in Plant Power Restaurant Group, operating as Plant Power Fast Food. The San Diego based QSR chain has been going from strength to strength over the past two years, enjoying increasing demand for its range of burgers, fries, ‘chicken’ tenders, wraps, salads, juices, raw items, and kids menu, all in biodegradable packaging.

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Gastronomy & Food Service

Plant Power Fast Food Announces Four New California Locations

San Diego’s plant-based fast food restaurant chain, Plant Power Fast Food, known for launching the first vegan drive through, recently opened its fifth location in Long Beach, California, after reporting massive growth in sales. The chain now debuts a Los Angeles food truck and four new locations coming in the next 16 months. “Fast food doesn’t have to be unhealthy for our bodies or bad for the planet. We’re here to demonstrate that there’s a better way,” said PPFF’s president and co-founder.

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