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McDonald’s UK adds vegetarian burger to its permanent menu



With more and more people turning vegetarian, the demand for meat substitutes has increased over the years. Today, we find many restaurants and cafes adding imitation meat to their menus to meet the needs of their patrons. Joining the bandwagon, McDonald’s, one of the world’s largest fast-food chains, has given its plant-based burger a permanent place on menus in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This comes after the successful trial of McPlant Burger in the year 2021. McDonald’s UK took to its official Twitter handle to make the announcement and wrote alongside, “It’s official, McPlant is here.” The post further read, “Try it today.”

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McPlant Burgers, co-developed with Beyond Meat, marks the fast-food giant’s first official entirely plant-based burger option. According to an official press release, it took three years to shape the current McPlant Burger which consists of a vegetarian meat patty, a vegetarian cheese slice based on pea protein, vegetarian sauce, vegetarian sesame bread, mustard, onions, pickles, ketchup, lettuce. is included. and tomatoes.

Announcing the UK and Ireland launch of McPlant, Michelle Graham-Claire, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s UK & Ireland, said in an official statement, “We are very pleased that our McPlant is now officially ‘everywhere’ and our Available for customers to taste and enjoy. We saw a remarkable response to the trial period in October and now McPlant is on the high-streets in retail parks and service stations across the UK and Ireland, so all of our customers will be able to try it. We’re proud to once again offer our customers more great-tasting options from McDonald’s. It’s our same iconic flavor – but plant-based.”

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