McDonald's launching its first vegan burger - the McPlant

McDonald’s has announced a trial for its first ever plant-based burger – the McPlant – which delivers the same great taste and experience you would expect from a McDonald’s burger, whilst enabling customers to choose a plant-based menu option.

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 11:56 am
McDonald's launching the new McPlant vegan burger

The impressive McPlant features a Vegan sesame bun, mustard, ketchup, vegan sauce, fresh onion, pickles, lettuce, tomato and vegan cheese and is cooked separately from other McDonald’s burgers and sandwiches.

Michelle Graham-Clare, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s UK and Ireland said: “We’re so pleased to be finally launching McPlant in the UK and Ireland.

"As with every McDonald’s offering, we take our time to ensure it meets the highest standards and is something that all our customers will enjoy.

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"We are always looking for different ways to innovate and meet our customers’ needs, and with McPlant we have a delicious plant-based burger that will appeal to everyone. Whether you’re vegan or just fancy a plant-based patty, we’re confident you will enjoy the McPlant.”

McPlant will be available in more than 25 restaurants from October and nationwide from January.