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Hormel Is Rolling Out Vegan Pepperoni to Pizzerias Nationwide

Over the next few weeks, the plant-based topping will hit pizzeria menus across the country.

In the past few months, more and more pizza chains have been testing and adding vegan dairy and meat toppings to their menus. Little Caesars and Pizza Hut are both trying out plant-based pepperoni, and MOD Pizza just launched vegan sausage. To add momentum to the plant-based push in the pizza industry, Hormel is rolling out vegan pepperoni to pizzerias nationwide through its plant-based brand, Happy Little Plants.

Happy Little Plants Plant-Based Pepperoni

The Happy Little Plants plant-based pepperoni-style topping was developed with foodservice operators and pizza experts who know how to achieve the taste and quality of classic pepperoni using vegan ingredients. The soy-based slices, which debuted at the Pizza Expo in Las Vegas last month, are packed full of flavor and can be used just like traditional pepperoni. The goal in creating the product was to make it easy for pizzerias and convenience stores to expand their reach to the plant-based community.

“Chefs and restaurateurs are very aware of today’s dynamic food landscape and consumers’ desire to add more plant-based foods to their diets,” said Anthony Panichelli, foodservice brand manager at Hormel Foods. “The Happy Little Plants brand pepperoni-style topping gives owners and operators the opportunity to take advantage of the trending demand and add a totally unique topping to their pizza menu.”

Vegan Options at Pizzerias Nationwide

Per Hormel Foods’s official announcement, the realistic-tasting pepperoni from Happy Little Plants is set to roll out at restaurant menus nationwide over the coming weeks and months. Be sure to keep an eye out for this new topping at pizzerias near you—and we’d even suggest putting in a request for this item to encourage more establishments to join the plant-based movement. For more information about the new product and the Happy Little Plants brand, visit HappyLittlePlants.com or follow @happylittleplantsbrand on Instagram.

Allie Mitchell

@alliemitch

Allie is a writer, musical theatre performer, yoga instructor, and walking vegan restaurant directory. On any given day, you can catch her making tofu scramble, scouring Trader Joe’s for new plant-based products, or watching The Lizzie McGuire Movie! Visit her website at alexandrammitchell.com.

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