The Beyond Meat Burger, introduced this July, has been A&W Food Services of Canada’s fastest and most successful new product launch—so much so, the company ran out of stock, but now the plant-based menu item is back in restaurants across the country.
A&W Food Services of Canada has become the first national burger chain to add the plant-based Beyond Meat Burger, which has quickly earned wide buzz and rave reviews, to its menu. Starting today, the new item is available at all A&W franchises across the country. Developed in Los Angeles, Calif., to satisfy burger lovers’ tastes, the Beyond Meat Burger (pictured) is made from protein-rich pulse crops, including peas and mung beans, to which A&W…
Burger restaurant franchisor A&W Food Services of Canada will eliminate all plastic straws from its locations across the country by the end of the year. It is reportedly the first North American quick-service restaurant (QSR) chain to make this commitment. The franchises will instead offer paper straws that are 100 per cent biodegradable, compostable and sustainably sourced. They are built to last for two to three hours in a drink and to break down…
By Peter Saunders
On Feb. 16, Susan Senecal became the first woman to take on the role of president and CEO of A&W Food Services of Canada, the franchisor for the country’s second-largest burger chain, behind only McDonald’s Canada. She is also the company’s first fully bilingual CEO.
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