Plant-based eggs join meatless options at Tim Hortons

Company testing omelette made with mung bean protein isolate in two Ontario regions.
CBC News
July 30, 2019
By CBC News
Tim Hortons is testing a fake omelette — made with mung bean protein isolate — in two regions in southern Ontario.

If it's a hit, the product will join the Beyond Meat plant-based burger and breakfast sausage already on the menu at Tim Hortons and A&Ws across Canada.

The fast food chains are meeting a growing demand for plant-based proteins from Canadians who've cut out or cut back their meat consumption, often for health reasons.

But it's questionable what nutritional value customers will get from plant-based meals prepared at a fast food chain.

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