Nestle launches plant-based burger in the United States

 Nestle launches plant-based burger in the United States

(Reuters) - Food giant Nestle launched its "Awesome" vegan burgers in the United States on Thursday, seeking to tap into the country's growing craze for plant-based meat.

The announcement by the Swiss-based company coincided with the launch of tests of Beyond Meat patties in North American restaurants by McDonalds, which is Nestle's partner in the plant-based category in Germany.

Nestle's Sweet Earth brand will also roll out "Awesome Grounds," made with the same plant-based protein that goes in to the burgers. (https://bit.ly/2m1mUfx)

(Reporting by Siddharth Cavale in Bengaluru; editing by Patrick Graham)

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Updated Date: Sep 27, 2019 00:07:35 IST