CNN BUSINESS: Burger King Launches the Rebel Whopper in Europe

Following the success of the Impossible Burger’s U.S. debut this past year, Burger King has announced a plant-based foray into the European market. The fast food giant has elected to go with a plant-based patty made by The Vegetarian Butcher, a brand owned by Unilever. The new menu item will go by the name “Rebel…

NEWSWEEK: Denny’s Teams Up with Beyond Meat for Burger Giveaway

Another legacy U.S. restaurant chain has launched a plant-based burger option. Denny’s is getting creative with the release, offering the burger free of charge on Halloween at locations in L.A. Get the full scoop from Newsweek here: Denny’s Beyond Burger was on October 28, in all Los Angeles locations. The burger features a plant-based patty…

FOX BUSINESS: Pizza Hut Launches Plant-Based Topping and Compostable Box

Pizza Hut has announced a new sustainability initiative that touches upon both its ingredients and packaging. Learn more about the changes coming to the fast food pizza giant here: Pizza Hut is getting in on the plant-based “meat” fad, and putting the pie in a round box that they say is aimed at making the pizza…

WALL STREET JOURNAL: McDonald’s to Test Beyond Burger in Canada

This news was a matter or when, not if, as finally McDonald’s has announced their venture into the plant-based burger market. If the test follows the behavior of their competitors and ultimately expands to all McDonald’s locations, plant-based burgers will have conquered the fast food market. Could we perhaps be looking forward to an Impossible…

FORBES: Opening Day for Beyond Meat at KFC is a Huge Success

When you hear the words “fast food” you usually don’t think of hour-long lines stretching around the block… But that is exactly what took place at the debut of Beyond Meat fried chicken at KFC in Atlanda this past week. Read the full article from Forbes here: KFC debuted its plant-based chicken–Beyond Fried Chicken–at a…

CNBC: Beyond KFC Chicken is Coming!

Well, South Park predicted this one a couple years back, but now it’s really happening. KFC is teaming up with Beyond Meat to launch a trial run of Beyond Meat chicken at an Atlanta location. If this trail’s results go well, perhaps the Colonel’s vegan creation will soon be seen at locations across the country….

USA TODAY: Meatless Meatball Subs are Coming to Subway

Add another high profile quick service chain to the plant-based list! Subway announced today that Beyond Meat meatball subs are coming to select locations. Let’s hope they pair it with a delicious plant-based cheese option like a Follow Your Heart provolone and this former meatball sub-lover will be there in a heartbeat! Read the full…

LIVEKINDLY: Taco Bell Moves Towards Plant-Based with New Menu Item

Cheers to Taco Bell for taking the plant-based leap. The fast-food giant is introducing a new beans/oats based taco meat at locations in Spain. Let’s hope this reaches North American establishments soon! Read the full article at LIVEKINDLY here: The Mexican-inspired fast food chain just announced the arrival of its new meat-free meat, which is…

CNN BUSINESS: Dunkin’ Announces Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich

Big news today for lovers of breakfast sandwiches who are trying to cut back on meat consumption! Dunkin’ has announced a partnership with Beyond Meat to introduce a plant-based sausage patty breakfast sandwich at Manhattan locations with a possible nation-wide roll out pending. Read the full article from CNN Business here: Dunkin’ is expanding its…

THE GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE: Insights from Plant Based World

The Good Food Institute has been leading the way in supporting the growth of the meat alternatives space. GFI team members were active on site at Plant Based World Conference & Expo this past weekend, including Caroline Bushnell and Zak Weston, both of whom moderated panels in the Eat For The Future Business Forum. Anyone…