If you are one of those people who were wondering whether plant-based food alternatives are really a thing, here's your proof. McDonald's has joined forces with Beyond Meat and plans to test the McPlant burger and a new slate of plant-based products in some markets next year. In addition, as a result of the pandemic McDonald's is also testing automated order taking, dedicated drive-through lanes for online orders and a restaurant designs with no dining rooms. When the world's largest fast food chain makes these kinds of pivots, you know times have changed.
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Is this a sign of the apocalypse? McDonald's will be testing McPlant burgers next year!
The burger company said Monday that it would test a slate of new plant-based products in some markets next year. McDonald’s ran a pilot program earlier this year in Canada to sell patties made by Beyond Meat Inc., a leader in the market to sell new plant-based products that closely mimic meat.