According to AdWeek, fast-food chain, White Castle is testing plant-based cheese in New York and New Jersey. Starting March 1, the brand will offer GoodPlanet cheese alternatives.

The dairy-free cheddar cheese will be available to add to any slider, including plant-based burgers. The company currently offers a veggie slider and black bean slider.

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Jamie Richardson, vice president of White Castle, said in a statement, ” We’re committed to innovation, and we’re always looking for ways to do things better and make things better for our loyal customers. It’s exciting to be the fast-food restaurant that’s leading the trend in providing plant-based options for consumers.”

White Castle introduced the Impossible Slider in 2018. Read more plant-based fast food news in One Green Planet, including the news that KFC is testing vegan fried chicken in select locations. Nestle recently announced it would be making plant-based pizza and lasagna. The Impossible Burger is now available at places like Red Robin and Burger King. Domino’s is bringing a vegan pizza to the UK. Panera and Chipotle both recently announced increased plant-based offerings.

Want to make your own sliders or homemade vegan cheese? Check out our burger recipes!

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