"We want customers to choose McDonald's for chicken", he said.
"In the future, McPlant could extend across a line of plant-based products including burgers, chicken-substitutes and breakfast sandwiches", Ian Borden, president of McDonald's global, said in a statement, Yahoo!
"In the future, McPlant could extend across a line of plant-based products including burgers, chicken-substitutes, and breakfast sandwiches".
"This development is extremely good news for the millions of people looking for healthier alternatives when they eat at McDonald's, and a testament to the people power of those who've been asking McDonald's executives for this change for years", she added. Informed by those learnings, we have created a delicious burger that will be the first menu option in a plant-based platform we are calling McPlant.
Beyond Meat's third-quarter earnings report capped a volatile day for the company that saw its share price seesaw as details of the McDonald's plant-based burger emerged.
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In the months that followed, several restaurant chains released their own chicken sandwiches, including Wendy's, Church's Chicken and Whataburger. This week, the company announced in a blog post that it is launching a new line of entirely plant-based items.
That means focusing on its most popular menu items and selling more chicken. And, we expect some markets will test the burger next year.
The move towards meat substitutes has been driven primarily by concerns over meat's effects on health, the environment and animal welfare. According to CBS News, after seeing "an encouraging response", McDonald's plans to test the new burger in select US cities before the official roll out next year. Burger King rolled out Impossible Whoppers in 2018. Hardee's sold a Beyond Meat spicy barbecue cheeseburger (cheese optional) this past summer, and Beyond Burgers can be ordered at chains like TGI Fridays, BurgerFi, Cheesecake Factory and Bareburger.
A Beyond Meat spokesperson told Yahoo Finance that they had worked with McDonald's on the patty.
In a move that could kickstart a new round of the Chicken Sandwich War, McDonald's also confirmed its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich would arrive in the United States early next year during its virtual investor update. The chain previously announced it would be bringing back the McRib starting December 2.