Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) - Get Report on Wednesday became the latest fast-food chain to jump on board with meatless meat maker Beyond Meat (BYND) - Get Report , announcing it is rolling out a new plant-based menu option for Manhattan diners looking for a sausage breakfast sandwich without actual sausage.
Starting Wednesday, breakfast sandwich-seeking New Yorkers will be able to sink their teeth into the Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich, available now at participating Dunkin' restaurants in Manhattan with plans for a future national rollout.
"The Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich offers the delicious taste and texture millions of Dunkin' breakfast sandwich customers enjoy and expect with a juicy, savory breakfast sausage patty - but made with 100% plant-based ingredients and a mix of spices crafted specifically for Dunkin'," the restaurant chain said in a statement.
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The Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty is served on an English muffin with egg and American cheese. In addition to offering a patty with 10 grams of plant-based protein, the new sandwich helps Dunkin' deliver the better-for-the-planet environmental benefits of plant-based protein.
Shares of Dunkin' Brands were up 1.65% at $81.20 in trading Wednesday. Shares of Beyond Meat, meanwhile, were up 3.5% to $202.32.