The sandwich is made with pea protein isolate and the traditional Jack in the Box crispy breading. Chicken sandwiches are popular delivery items as of late and the chain hopes to be added to the trend.
“Jack in the Box is delivering industry leading innovation with the first plant-based chicken sandwich at retail in the U.S.,” said Jennifer Kennedy, chief product officer, Jack in the Box. “We are excited to meet the growing demand for meatless alternatives with our new Unchicken sandwiches providing indulgent taste, crispy crunch, and savory flavor in a new plant-based option.”
See our vegan Chicken Sandwich offerings, below:
- Crispy Sweet Potato Sandwiches
- No-Chicken Coronation Sandwich
- Grilled Chicken of the Woods Sandwich
- Spicy Fried “Chicken” Sandwich
Fast food restaurants’ plant-based options have increased in the past year, with KFC and Starbucks also debuting plant-based meals. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, two popular plant-based companies, have been seeing significant revenue increases during the pandemic.
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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