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The 6 Best Vegan Burger Chains To Help You Through Your McDonald’s Withdrawal

4 Mins Read If the McDonald’s McPlant didn’t set your heart on fire, and you’re looking to make the switch away from massive chain fast-food and embrace a vegan twist, you have to know about the following six vegan burger chains. Looking for the ultimate vegan cheeseburger? We’ve got you covered. Interested in supporting Black-owned businesses? Come this […]

OmniPork Honors AAPI Month With Plant-Based Collaborations

4 Mins Read Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month will be celebrated in meat-free style this year. OmniFoods is partnering with a bevvy of chefs from the AAPI community and offering up its OmniPork products for them to develop limited edition dishes. The new menu items will be included on the chefs’ regular restaurant menus from May 16-31.  […]

Marco Pierre White Doubles Down On Redefine Meat Partnership With UK-Wide Menu Updates

3 Mins Read Award-winning chef Marco Pierre White has developed two new recipes using Israel’s Redefine Meat’s New-Meat plant-based innovation. The Redefine Ragu alla Bolognese and Redefine Mr Lamb’s Shepherd’s Pie will both be rolled out across multiple U.K. locations from spring. White’s restaurants, totalling 38 across Ireland and Britain, are traditionally associated with high-end meat dishes. The […]

21-Time Michelin-Starred Chef Alain Ducasse Brings Vegan Burgers to Paris

4 Mins Read French culinary superstar Alain Ducasse has unveiled a vegan burger kiosk in the Bastille region of Paris. Burgal is the latest meat-free innovation from the 21-time Michelin-starred chef known for his openness to plant-based dishes. The Burgal pop-up comes after the opening of a new permanent location, Sapid, in Paris, last year with a 95 […]

Selfridges Becomes First Department Store To Serve Redefine Meat

4 Mins Read Isreal’s Redefine Meat has confirmed it will be served in two of Selfridges restaurants. The upmarket London department store will be the first venue of its kind to offer the brand’s New-Meat. Harry Gordon’s Bar & Kitchen and The Brass Rail are both now preparing dishes using the animal meat alternative. Redefine was selected by […]

Tim Hortons Launches Two Plant-Based Breakfast Menu Items After Switching To Impossible Foods

3 Mins Read Tim Hortons, Canada’s biggest coffee chain, has unveiled two new plant-based breakfast menu items. The Harvest Breakfast Sandwich and Harvest Breakfast Wrap are both built around a meat-free Impossible Foods sausage patty. Consumers may remember that two years ago, Tim Hortons dropped its initial plant-based meat supplier, Beyond Meat. Beyond’s sausage patties were notoriously removed from […]

5 UK Vegan Burger Chains To Get In A Pickle About

4 Mins Read News of Burger King transforming its flagship Leicester Square restaurant into a fully vegan eatery for one month has excited vegan diners. While the combination of Violife cheese, La Vie bacon and The Vegetarian Butcher patties will tempt many through the doors, what happens when normal service resumes in April? Thankfully, there are a host […]

Mana! Closes Its Hong Kong Doors After 10 Years of Plant-Based Pioneering

3 Mins Read An early adopter of plant-based and zero waste eating in Hong Kong, vegetarian fast-casual chain Mana! closed its doors permanently this week after a decade of operation. The final location to close was in the city’s SoHo district. In a social media post, the management team cited ‘extremely challenging’ operating conditions as the reason for […]

New Research Claims Displaying Environmental Messages Ahead Of Food Ordering Can Encourage Plant-Based Eating

3 Mins Read A study conducted by the World Resources Institute (‘WRI’) demonstrated a positive correlation between environmental messaging and sustainable food choices. The ultimate goal was to provide restaurants with guidance for conveying messages that would promote plant-based dishes over meat. Through a rigorous selection process, a number of environmental messages were devised to be displayed before […]

Pret A Manger Adds a Meatless Farm Meatball Wrap To All U.S. Locations

3 Mins Read Pret A Manger U.S. is expanding its menu offerings to include a meatless meatball wrap. It has partnered with UK-founded Meatless Farm to develop the sandwich. Sold as a hot option, the wrap represents Pret U.S’s first foray into plant-based catering. It is available at all of the chain’s U.S. locations. The meatballs have been […]

One-Stop Vegan Food Platform VEats Pilots In Sydney Ahead of Australia-Wide Launch

4 Mins Read Founded by Australian duo Lara Young and Susan McCarthy, VEats is a new plant-based platform focussed on helping consumers looking for convenient plant-based options in the country. They describe the digital solution as a “first-of-its-kind” for the market, enabling users to explore all businesses with animal-free food options within a designated city. Whilst a user […]

Impossible’s Vegan Chicken Nuggets Now Served in AMC Theatres

3 Mins Read Moviegoers in the U.S. can rejoice that popcorn and sweets are no longer their only options at AMC locations. The chain has launched Impossible Foods’ vegan chicken nuggets entering theatres across 37 states. Recognised for its realistic beefless burgers, the brand released soy-based nuggets last summer. The Impossible nuggets have been available to buy in […]

Neat Burger and Heura Team Up To Take On Fast-Food Giants With Vegan Chicken Nuggets

3 Mins Read Lewis Hamilton’s plant-based restaurant chain is taking on the biggest industry players. A new partnership with Mediterranean brand Heura has seen Neat Burger develop vegan chicken nuggets that are available now. The new menu item is a combination of Heura’s legume-based protein and Neat Burger’s bespoke chicken spice blend. Newcomers to the space Heura is […]

The 10 Best Cities In The World for Vegan Food

9 Mins Read There are a fair amount of ‘best vegan cities’ lists on the interwebs, most of which are all interesting and worth a read. That being said, here at Green Queen, we love data and we love to use data to make decisions. While we did find a couple of lists that used data, they were […]

McDonald’s UK Finally Announces Nationwide Availability Of The Vegan McPlant Burger

3 Mins Read Following a limited release, McDonald’s has confirmed that the McPlant Burger will now be available in all outlets in the U.K. and Ireland. Locations will include restaurants and smaller subsidiaries, including retail park and service station stores. The McPlant has created enough interest, appreciation and demand for a full commercial rollout. The burger, made using […]