Tim Hortons, Restaurant Brands' coffee chain, also said it would introduce three new sandwiches using the vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based sausages as demand for vegan alternatives grows in the country.
Beyond Meat Inc. shares soared another 12% Wednesday, after Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons said it is adding the company's plant-based meat to its breakfast menu.
In addition to the new Beyond Meat options, the Breakfast Anytime menu will see the introduction of Omelette Bites this week.
Shortly after the Tim Horton's announcement, Beyond Meat's share prices jumped by as much as 16 percent throughout the trading day on Wednesday. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Del Taco has been using Beyond Meat's plant-based crumbles in its vegan tacos, while Carl Jr sells Beyond Meat's patties in its cheeseburgers.
Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat's shares have almost doubled since their debut on the Nasdaq earlier this month, taking the company's market capitalization to $5.35 billion at a high of $91.80.
Fans in select Canadian test markets can enjoy three breakfast offerings made with the 100 per cent plant-based Beyond Meat Breakfast Sausage patty: Beyond Meat Breakfast Sandwich, Beyond Meat Farmers Breakfast Wrap and Beyond Meat Vegan Sandwich. Unlike previous iterations of plant-based meat products, Beyond Meat has managed to develop the technology to the point where its products are no longer distinguishable from the real thing in terms of texture and taste.
Impossible Foods COO and CFO David Lee on the growing popularity of the company's Impossible burgers. The firm also partnered with German supermarket chain Lidl, which will also start carrying its products starting next month.