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…

NY TIMES: This is No Joke! The Impossible Whopper Debuts at Burger King

It may be April 1, but this announcement is dead serious. News platforms erupted this morning with Burger King dropping the launch of the “Impossible Whopper” at 57 St. Louis locations. BK is the biggest fast casual chain yet to offer a plant-based alternative to a traditional burger. With Carl’s Jr and A&W already sporting…

FORBES: KFC Announces Plans for Plant-Based Chicken

Believe it or not, Kentucky Fried Chicken is debuting its first batch of chicken-free chicken in the UK! Be it health, diet, environmental or ethical concerns, consumers’ appetite for plant-based meat is getting bigger than ever. In yet another telling sign that it’s catching on in the mass market, fast-food giant KFC is working on a faux-chicken…