McDonald’s Launches Vegan SPAM in Hong Kong
The fast-food chain will offer OmniPork Luncheon Meat at 280 McDonald’s restaurants and 122 McCafé outlets across Hong Kong and Macau.
by Anna Starostinetskaya, VegNews
October 12, 2020
On October 13, McDonald’s will add vegan SPAM to its menus across 280 locations in Hong Kong and Macau and an additional 122 McCafé outlets in the region. The vegan meat, made by local brand OmniFoods, will be featured in a variety of vegetarian dishes, including a breakfast platter, egg ciabatta sandwich, toastie, burger, and pasta. All of the dishes are meatless but include other non-vegan components such as eggs, mayonnaise, and cheese.
In May, vegan brand OmniFoods debuted OmniPork Luncheon Meat, a plant-based version of Hormel’s popular canned meat. OmniFoods founder David Yeung, an eco-conscious entrepreneur who owns social enterprise Green Monday, developed the product from soybeans, wheat, beets, and coconut oil to provide consumers with a better choice with less sodium, no nitrates, and zero animal cruelty.
“We are extremely excited to have OmniPork Luncheon available in this leading restaurant chain,” Yeung said. “With its extensive restaurant outlets in Hong Kong and Macau, we hope more customers can indulge without guilt and embrace [the] green lifestyle anywhere and anytime.”
In June, Yeung helped another chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), to...
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