McDonald’s Finland Debuts New Vegan “El Veggo” Burger

Step aside, McVegan, there’s a new vegan burger on the McDonald’s menu at 65 locations in Finland.


by Anna Starostinetskaya, VegNews

December 3, 2018


McDonald’s added a new vegan burger to the menu of all of its 65 Finland locations from November 18 until December 27.


The quarter-pound El Veggo burger (a vegan version of its meat-based El Maco) features a soy patty, tomato, spicy salsa, lettuce, and vegan McFeast sauce, all served on a sesame seed bun.


In October 2017, McDonald’s tested another vegan burger, the McVegan—also made with a soy-based patty and served with egg-free “McFeast” sauce—at one location in Tampere, Finland.


After a successful trial, the chain added the McVegan to its permanent menu across the Nordic region in December where it sold 150,000 vegan burgers within the first month.


At this time, a spokesperson for McDonald’s Finland told VegNews...


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