The TryVeg Guide to Vegan Fast Food

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Being vegan is easier than ever–even when it comes to once meat-heavy fast food. As consumers seek more compassionate, healthier, and Earth-friendly food options, restaurant chains are catching up. Whether you’re on a road trip or just craving a quick and affordable meal, chances are you’ll be able to find something at one of many common fast-food chains. And with …

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Chipotle Introduces Vegan Options Guide

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Chipotle has a new vegan options guide, making it easier than ever to order your sofritas and other vegan options Plant-based eating is truly taking over the world of fast food — and it’s poised to be a top global food trend this year. Popular demand already prompted Taco Bell to unveil an easy vegan options guide to make it …

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Panera Introduces More Plant-Based Options

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Popular fast-casual chain Panera Bread is jumping on the plant-based bandwagon. The eatery, known for its healthier alternatives to typical fast food, announced that it’s rolling out more veg-friendly options, in addition to committing to adopting animal welfare initiatives such as switching to cage-free eggs by 2020. “We know that guests are increasingly seeking plant-based proteins for personal health reasons and/or …

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Chipotle Vegan Sofritas Go National

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Chipotle has been testing a new vegan product in major cities on the East and West coasts for the past year. The product’s popularity encouraged the company to expand the test into more markets, and now, to the delight of hungry consumers across the country, Chipotle is changing its classic menu for the first time in its 20-year history to …

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Chipotle Launches Vegan Sofritas Burrito in San Francisco Bay Area

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Chipotle.jpgStarting February 12, seven select San Francisco-area Chipotle restaurants will be dishing out new vegan Sofritas for burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads.

What exactly is Sofritas? It’s shredded tofu (non-GMO from Hodo Soy Beanery) braised with chipotle chiles, roasted poblano peppers, and spices made from tofu. While it was developed specifically to cater the growing number of vegetarian and vegan diners, the company believes it will have a broader appeal to all customers.