Jan 6, 2020

Burger King: New plant-based burger 'not for vegans'

Burger King has launched its first plant-based burger in the UK - but it is not suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Burger King says that the burger "Patty" itself is plant-based, but because of how it is cooked it will not be labelled as suitable for vegans or vegetarians. Burger King did confirm that its vegetarian bean burger and its vegetarian option on the children's menu are cooked separately. Sam Calvert, head of communications at the Vegan Society, said that not making the new burger fully vegan "Seems a missed opportunity". Lifestyle blogger Donna Wishart criticised Burger King for failing to deliver "Actual vegan products", when other fast food companies do so.

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