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Starting April 25, Mexican-inspired chain Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. will serve Beyond Meat vegan options at all of its locations.and how season episode
Enter your email address below to get Food News delivered straight to your inbox. Del Taco is gearing up to launching their groundbreaking Beyond Meat partnership nationwide, and it's a whole lot more than just a couple of tacos. Starting April 25th, you'll be able to get Del Taco's exclusive plant-based meat on just about any item on the chain's entire menu. Swapping out something like steak or regular ground beef for the Beyond Meat, however, will come at a slight upcharge. For those wondering on exactly how vegan the menu will be, Del Taco is taking precautions to minimize any chances of cross-contamination. Each location will have tools specific to handling the plant-based taco crumble, ensuring that anything that touches regular meat will not touch the Beyond variant. That ensures that items specifically designed for vegans, like the Beyond Avocado Taco, stay that way.
Tex-Mex fast food chain Del Taco has announced the launch of vegan Beyond Meat at all of its locations throughout the United States. Made from plant-based ingredients that include pea protein, rice flour and spices, Beyond Meat Crumbles are a vegan alternative to ground beef, said to mimic the texture and taste of animal-derived meat. The vegan Beyond Avocado Taco contains Beyond Meat Crumbles along with sliced avocado, lettuce and diced tomatoes in a crunchy shell. However, Beyond Beef Crumbles can also be substituted for meat on other menu items like burritos. According to Del Taco, Beyond Meat is cooked in a separate area from meat, but the menu items are prepared in the same prep area as animal-derived products.
Del Taco has only had the Beyond Meat taco on its menu nationally for 11 days. But, the chain says the vegan menu item is already driving sales. The Beyond Taco utilizes a vegan, plant-based protein to imitate the flavor and consistency of Del Taco's ground beef. The Beyond ground protein can be swapped in to any of Del Taco's menu items, including burritos, nachos, and salads. According to Cappasola, the new menu item has been attracting new customers in addition to being ordered by regulars. BTIG analyst Peter Saleh said in a note on Tuesday that he is encouraged by the same-store sales and traffic improvement following the debut of Beyond Meat at Del Taco, though it is difficult to determine at this point whether the improvement will be sustainable. Beyond Meat's shares have skyrocketed since its public debut last Thursday.
What is plant-based protein? Beyond Avocado Taco vegan : Del Taco seasoned Beyond Meat plant-based crumbles, hand-sliced avocado, crisp lettuce and fresh diced tomatoes in a crunchy shell. Beyond 8 Layer Burrito vegetarian : Del Taco's seasoned Beyond Meat plant-based crumbles layered with slow-cooked beans, tangy guacamole, fresh diced tomatoes, crisp lettuce, hand-grated cheddar cheese, zesty red sauce and cool sour cream, in a warm flour tortilla. Epic Beyond Cali Burrito vegetarian : Del Taco's seasoned Beyond Meat plant-based crumbles combined with its world famous Crinkle-Cut Fries, cool sour cream, tangy guacamole and handmade pico de gallo salsa in a warm, oversized flour tortilla. Our burritos, which are wrapped in flour tortillas, are not gluten-free.
Beyond Meat Is Becoming Del Taco’s Best Menu Update in History
Trying Vegan Del Taco Beyond Meat Tacos, Nachos, and Burritos!
Del Taco to Launch Vegan Beyond Meat at All Locations
Del Taco made headlines in September when it announced it would add vegan meat crumbles to the menu in select locations. Made by the beloved plant-based brand Beyond Meat, the savory crumbles have been available at two Del Taco locations in Los Angeles. Del Taco offers the crumbles in two official menu items—the Beyond Avocado and the Beyond Taco—but customers can order the product in any meat-based dish, making for an incredible vegan-friendly menu! And last week, Del Taco announced that these new menu items would be added to more stores in Southern California—21 to be exact—including restaurants in San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. John Cappasola, president and chief executive officer of Del Taco, explains :.
Today Del Taco announced two pieces of meatless meaty news. First, it revealed that the Beyond Meat Taco, which hit Del Taco menus nationwide in April , was one of its most successful product launches ever. The two look pretty similar, except the Epic Beyond Cali Burrito subs in french fries! According to an email from Del Taco, so far the chain has sold a whopping 2 million Beyond Tacos. Burger King decided to roll out the Impossible Whopper nationwide after only one month of testing , during which its pilot location in St. Louis saw an 18 percent increase in sales.
The Lake Forest-based company is offering the meat substitute in both vegetarian and vegan options. One features grated cheddar cheese. The other has avocado slices.
Del Taco Debuts New Beyond Meat Burritos as Fast Food Embraces Plant-Based Meat