A spokesperson told Plant Based News that the partnership means Hardee's is 'first US quick-service restaurant to offer plant-based breakfast, lunch and dinner options'.
The two new sandwiches, which include a Beyond Sausage Biscuit and an Original Beyond Thickburger, will be tested in two regional markets – Raleigh, NC and Kansas City, MO, from October 16.
'Innovative Beyond Meat'
"Hardee's is prioritizing the quality flavors that the brand is known for by pairing innovative Beyond Meat offerings with the restaurants number-one selling, Made From Scratch Biscuits for breakfast and the signature Charbroil cooking-style for its burgers," a spokesperson told PBN.
"The Original Beyond Thickburger includes a Beyond Meat Burger patty, Charbroiled in Hardee's signature style, and topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion, dill pickles, ketchup, mustard and mayo on a toasted premium bun.
"The Beyond Breakfast Sausage Biscuit includes a new Beyond Sausage Patty on Hardee's Made From Scratch Biscuits, and both can be customized when ordering."
The Original Beyond Thickburger starts at $5.99, and the Beyond Breakfast Sausage Biscuit starts $2.99. Both will be available in trial areas from October 16.