Veggie burgers and other plant-based meat substitutes are being offered at food courts on many Army, Air Force and Navy bases in the United States. PIXABAY
Veggie burgers and other plant-based meat substitutes are being offered at food courts on many Army, Air Force and Navy bases in the United States. PIXABAY

Impossible Whopper, other meatless fast-food options continue to elude overseas troops

by James Bolinger
Stars and Stripes

Plant-based meat substitutes can be found on food court menus at U.S. military installations nationwide, but it’s still unclear when those options will make their way to bases overseas.

Burger King’s popular Impossible Whopper, Qdoba’s meatless burritos and Dunkin’s meat-free breakfast sausage are being sold on many Army, Air Force and Navy bases in the United States.

“Currently, plant-based food options are available at our CONUS locations only,” said Chris Ward, the senior public affairs manager for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, referring to locations in the continental United States.

“We hope to bring these options to [locations outside the continental U.S.] in the future,” he said in a statement emailed to Stars and Stripes Oct. 28.

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