United Airlines is introducing two of Impossible Foods‘ plant-based items to its menu.
The carrier announced officially unveiled the United-exclusive Impossible Meatball Bowl, available to first class customers on all domestic flights. It features three Impossible Meatballs — all of which are crafted with a custom mix of Impossible Beef and Impossible Sausage seasoned with a homestyle spice blend — made from plants and broccolini, then served on couscous and herb-infused tomato sauce.
Meanwhile, the Impossible Sausage can be found in select Polaris lounges, and as an option optional omelet ingredient or a breakfast patty during breakfast at Chicago O’Hare, Los Angeles, Newark and San Francisco Polaris lounges.
“We want our food offerings to evolve and change along with people’s preferences – we’re proud to work with Impossible Foods and think our customers are really going to love these new options,” said Aaron McMillan, United Managing Director of Hospitality and Planning. “To many travelers, the quality of food choices at the airport and in the sky are a really important part of the customer experience, so we’re invested in making sure our menu items exceed their expectations. This is the first of many updates we look forward to sharing in the months ahead.”
“United is all about offering the highest quality customer experience, which is something we have in common here at Impossible Foods,” added Dan Greene, Senior Vice President of Sales at Impossible Foods. “It’s exciting to see the airline bring new options to consumers that are better tasting and better for the planet. We think United flyers are going to love having access to Impossible dishes in the air and in the lounge.”
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