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· Burger King launch new vegan bean burger in time for Veganuary (in UK)
· Burger King Launched a Burger That Wards Off Curses and Evil Spirits (in Japan)
Burger King launch new vegan bean burger in time for Veganuary
The new burger features two signature veggie patties on a toasted sesame seed bun
By Melisha Kaur, Mirror (UK)
Jan 6, 2021
If you've decided to take part in Veganuary, then you'll be pleased to hear that Burger King is launching a new vegan burger.
The fast food chain's Vegan Bean Burger is a plant-based version of the popular Veggie Bean Burger, making it perfectly suitable for vegans.
It features two signature veggie patties on a toasted sesame seed bun and is topped with fresh-cut lettuce, juicy tomatoes, ketchup and vegan mayo.
A Burger King spokesperson said: "The updated menu item is now 100% vegan and will be available from 11 th January. The Vegan Bean Burger will retail at around £4.59 on its own and around £5.59 with a drink. "
With the UK’s vegan community growing every day, Burger King's Vegan Bean Burger couldn't have come at a better time.
Burger King stores across the UK will remain open during the new national lockdown, including its Drive-Thru locations...
Burger King Launched a Burger That Wards Off Curses and Evil Spirits
Jessica Andrews, OurCommunityNow
Burger King Japan launched a new burger called the Spicy Yakuyoke Whopper that can allegedly ward off the bad spirits of the new year. In Japanese, yakuyoke translates to "dodging curses" or "protection against misfortune." Therefore, as the new year begins, this appetizing burger will help customers ring in a prosperous and curse-free year.
In Japan, it's a tradition to visit a shrine or temple at the start of a new year to pick up a yakuyoke charm that protects its holder from evil spirits. However, the coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for some people to go out and get their new yakuyoke, so Burger King is bringing the charm straight to the home.
The fast-food chain released a video that features some Burger King employees at Tokyo's Jindaiji Temple. In the video, the employees bring the Spicy Yakuyoke Whoppers with them so each burger can be blessed by monks. The fires that cleanse the burger simulate the fire used to grill Burger King's infamous patties, hence the chain's ability to create a burger that wards off evil spirits. The red and white paper the Yakuyoke whopper is wrapped in is reminiscent of the Japanese Daruma, which is another talisman of perseverance and good luck.
The Spicy Yakuyoke Whopper is topped with...