Street fast food chains are launching long-awaited vegan alternatives as Veganuary goes into full swing.
KFC's vegan offer, pictured above, looks like a fried chicken burger, but the filet is replaced by Quorn
On Thursday, KFC launched a vegan burger made with Quorn filet, lettuce and vegan mayonnaise.
It uses the same mix of 11 chain herbs and spices for its chicken options. KFC bosses claim it has the same taste but no meat.
Ira Dubinsky, KFC's director of innovation in the UK and Ireland, said: “The Colonel was supposed to welcome everyone to his table – now vegans, flexitarists and our fried chicken fans can enjoy together the taste of our original recipe.
“We worked hard to perfect the flavor and make a vegan burger that the colonel would be proud of. It's the same flavor as KFC, with only zero chicken.
McDonald's New Veggie Dippers (pictured) – which have been approved by The Vegetarian Society and certified vegan – are available as an Adult Meal and Happy Meal
For flexitarians, vegetarians, vegans or those who wish to make more meatless choices during Veganuary's, McDonald's will offer their first all-vegan meal from today.
The new Veggie Dippers – which have been approved by The Vegetarian Society and certified vegan and gluten free – are available as an adult meal and Happy Meal.
They are made with red pepper, rice, dried tomato pesto and peas, surrounded by light and crispy breadcrumbs.
Divers are now a permanent menu item, so they will remain available even after the end of & # 39; Veganuary & # 39 ;.
For four Veggie Dippers, chips and a soda, the suggested price is £ 4.99, while vegetarians, Happy Meal, cost £ 2.99. Alternatively, the four Veggie Dippers can be purchased separately for £ 3.29.
Wagamama watermelon tuna, which in appearance and texture claims to be remarkably similar to tuna sashimi, although the taste remains reminiscent of watermelon
Wagamama became the first UK restaurant brand to launch a vegan alternative to tuna.
The dish will be presented during Veganuary and the & # 39; tuna & # 39; Vegan is made with dehydrated watermelon, which is then cut, burned and served hot.
The appearance and texture claim to be remarkably similar to tuna sashimi, although the taste remains reminiscent of watermelon.
The & # 39; tuna & # 39; He is dressed in a miso and sesame sauce and sits on a bed of white rice, seasoned with soy and accompanied by pickled radishes, collard greens and broccoli, and an avocado, edamame and tofu guacamole sauce.
Pizza Hut: Vegan Pepperoni Pizza
Pizza Hut Restaurants has launched a new limited edition vegan pizza aimed at appeasing even the biggest meat lovers, claiming it tastes like the real thing.
The new Pepperphoni vegan pizza, priced at £ 11.69, is topped with & # 39; Pepperphoni & # 39; Meatless, made with pea protein and vegan Violife cheese.
With the New Year coming, many Britons are giving up meat as part of & # 39; Veganuary & # 39; – and UK favorite networks have launched a variety of herbal candies on time. Pizza Hut has launched the new Pepperphoni Vegan Pizza (pictured), priced at £ 11.69, and is topped with & # 39; Pepperphoni & # 39; meatless, made with pea protein and vegan cheese Violife
Available from January 1st, for just one month, is the seventh Pizza to enter the vegan menu, which also features a variety of side dishes and desserts.
If a vegan option is a long way from guests' usual pizza order, Pepperphoni can also be ordered as a vegetarian option with mozzarella cheese.
Costa: Vegan Smoked Ham and CheeZe Toastie
Costa coffee is also part of Costa Coffee as it presents its Vegan Smoky Ham & CheeZe Toastie this week.
The coffee giant will launch the meatless product in its UK stores on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
It is also joining the plant movement, Costa Coffee, which unveils its Vegan Smoky Ham & CheeZe Toastie this week.
At £ 2.95, Quorn ham and vegan cheese will be sandwiched between two slices of freshly roasted golden animal and milk-free bread.
Nando's: Vegan Perinaise
Helping pave the way for vegan seasonings, Nando's announced the launch of its new meatless and dairy-free PERinaise.
The fan-favorite plant-based turnaround is available from Jan. 1 at both restaurants and on Tesco supermarket shelves.
Vegan Nando fans can rejoice today as the brand announced the launch of its new Vegan PERinaise, a herbal touch in fan favorite sauce, available January 1 at both restaurants and Tesco supermarket shelves .
Helping pave the way for vegan seasonings, Nando & # 39; s announced the launch of their new meatless and dairy-free PERinaise (photo)
With the brand claiming to taste as good as the original, Vegan PERinaise is the first herbal substitute to be developed by PERi-PERi chefs and should be added to the vegetarian options on the menu.
A portion of the sauce in UK restaurants will cost 60p, while 265g of sauce bottles stocked at Tesco supermarkets cost £ 1.90.
Greggs: Vegan Steak Cooking
The long-awaited meatless pastry finally launched across the UK today, with a launch in 1,300 stores, prompting 200 people to line up in Newcastle's freezing cold to get their hands on the Quorn-based £ 1.55 treatment.
Made from 96 layers of butter-free puff pastry, the Quorn and Onion Sauce snack comes a year after the chain launched its popular vegan sausage roll – but is Vegan Steak Bake worth the hype?
Greggs finally launched his long-awaited Vegan Steak Bake, seen above, today. It is available throughout the UK at 1,300 stores.
Satisfied fans bragged about their purchases on social media, with a tweet on Twitter: “Roast Greggs vegan steak is absolutely amazing, I want 20 more”.
Others were less convinced by aesthetics, with one customer claiming that it "looks like cat food" but "tastes great."
Subway: Marinara Without Meat
Subway launched a vegan version of its iconic marinara meatball sandwich as it became the latest chain to join the Vegananuary movement.
Subway has launched a vegan version of its iconic marinara meatball sandwich (pictured right) as it becomes the latest chain to join the Vegananuary movement.
The sandwich is a vegetable-based version of Subway's exclusive meatball marinara, which is stuffed with meatballs, cheese and tomato sauce.
Vegan UK customers can now enjoy the substitute thanks to an improved recipe, including vegan cheese and meatless meatballs.
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