Food Trends: Plants & Meat-Free Meats Are In

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Meat-free in 2017 Plant-based “meats” had a big year in 2016: from their starring spot on the World Health Summit menu, to being sold right alongside their meat counterparts in meat aisles across the U.S. According to Grist, “Someday we’ll look back at 2016 as the year we realized we might be perfectly happy to give up meat.” As consumers increasingly …

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Beyond Burger: Plant-Based Patty Meaty Enough for Meat Aisles

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Beyond Burger: To the mainstream and beyond The newest plant-based patty to hit the market is making headlines and bringing meat-free to the meat aisles. Beyond Meat, known for its 100 percent plant-based meats, is the California-based startup behind the Beyond Burger, which it calls the first veggie patty “that looks, cooks, and tastes like a fresh beef burger.” But that’s …

Wendy’s Now Offers Veggie Burger in 24 Locations

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Update: Though Wendy’s has discontinued the black bean burger, Ontario locations are now trialing the plant-based “Plantiful Burger”  Plants are finding their way onto menus everywhere, and fast food joints are no exception, with Panera, Taco Bell and Subway turning their attention to veg-friendly options. Now, Wendy’s is on board. Last year, Wendy’s launched a black bean burger menu option at two locations, …