Friday, July 30

plant-based

boba, Breakfast, Dunkin, Fast Food, oat milk, plant-based, Retail, Starbucks

Dunkin’ is embracing trends like Boba, oat milk, and plant-based meat to attract younger customers

Dunkin' just added popping bubbles to menus. Bubbles, like oat milk and Beyond Meat, are trendy foods that Dunkin' embraced early. Experts say this is a clear move to appeal to young customers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dunkin' just added popping bubbles to menus, and it's the latest entry into Dunkin's experimentation with trendy food items.Bubble tea, the Taiwanese milk tea drink with tapioca pearls, has surged in popularity in the last few years, even leading to a nationwide shortage this spring. Variations on the drink, including popping bubbles like the ones at Dunkin', are riding the wave of popularity. Th...
Beyond Meat, Fast Food, McDonald's, plant-based, Retail

Why McDonald’s hasn’t introduced plant-based burgers in the US after launching them around the world

McDonald's just finished testing another plant-based protein in Australia. The chain has debuted McVeggie and McPlant menu items in markets around the world. There are no updates about when McDonald's US might add plant-based items. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's continues to debut plant-based options around the world, with the notable exception of the US. The fast-food chain just finished a test of the McVeggie burger in Australia as demand for plant-based options continues to rise. The patty is made of Australian-grown potatoes, peas, corn, carrots, and onions, and served on a bun with lettuce, cheese, p...