Get pumped! American hamburger chain, White Castle, is set to offer Impossible Sliders, a variation of the classic White Castle burger featuring the all-vegan-burger-that-bleeds from the food-tech company, Impossible Foods. The plant-based burgers will be served all day long at 140 White Castle locations across New York, New Jersey, and the Chicago area starting April 12, 2018.
For $1.99, you can feast your taste buds on the Impossible Slider on White Castle’s signature square bun, topped with pickles, onions, and smoked cheddar (swap this out for a vegan version).
Having a reasonably priced, healthy plant-based option at a major fast food restaurant is a victory for many reasons. Not only does this offering create more options for people who eat mostly plant-based, but it also makes wholesome, healthy options available to people who might not otherwise be able to access them. This is also an amazing break for the environment, as industrialized animal agriculture is currently responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transportation sector – plus it’s responsible for massive amounts of air and water pollution. Looks like the fast food industry is finally recognizing the demand for plant-based options and responding accordingly!
If the Impossible Slider isn’t available at a White Castle near you, but you still want to get your hands on the Impossible Burger, fear not. The burger is at 1,300 U.S. restaurants, including Bareburger, Umami Burger, and Fatburger. For a complete list of where you can get the Impossible Burger, click here.
The exciting new partnership between Impossible Foods and White Castle comes on the heels of Impossible Foods’ announcement that they raised $114 million to bring their plant-based burgers to Asia, given the continent’s massive population and ever-growing demand for meat. We can’t wait for the Impossible Sliders to expand nationwide at White Castle and of course, we can’t wait to see what Impossible Foods does next!
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