Pizza Hut is adding to the growing list of restaurants that are experimenting with or adopting plant-based meat.
In one Phoenix restaurant location, for one day only, on October 23, 2019, Pizza Hut introduced a Morning Star Farm’s plant-based sausage pizza, and packaged it in a “planet friendly” round pizza box made by Zume, Inc.
If the one-day test goes well, Pizza Hut will evaluate rolling out one or both innovations to more locations.
Video Spotlight: Pizza Hut testing plant-based sausage topping in Phoenix
This post is based on the Nation’s Restaurant News article, Pizza Hut Testing Plant-Based Sausage Served in Zume Round Box, by Nancy Luna and Gloria Dawson, October 22, 2019; the Fast Company article, Two Years in The Making, Pizza Hut Tests a Round Pizza Box, by Jeff Beer, October 22, 2019; and the YouTube video, Pizza Hut testing plant-based sausage topping in Phoenix, by 12 News, October 22, 2019. Image source: D. Hurst / Alamy
1. Why introduce a plant-based sausage?
Guidance: The tremendous success of other plant-based meats by several fast-food restaurants is driving more restaurants to consider adding it to their menus. Several have seen Continue reading