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Veggie Pret’s Vegan Bakery

Veggie Pret's Vegan Bakery

Pret A Manger has launched the Veggie Pret’s Vegan Bakery in all Veggie Pret shops and becomes the first high street food-to-go retailer to move to an entirely vegan bakery counter.

The launch of ‘Veggie Pret’s Vegan Bakery’ will see the company show its dedication to innovation in vegan food, not only by launching brand new items, but by removing all non-vegan bakery products from sale.

The Vegan Bakery adds eight brand new items to the Veggie Pret menu, including; three vegan croissants, two vegan brownies and three vegan muffins. These new additions join two existing vegan bakery items, The Very Berry Croissant and the Dark Chocolate & Almond Butter Cookie, making up a counter of ten delicious treats. All are now available for takeaway and delivery.

Veggie Pret's Vegan Bakery

Following the success earlier this year of The Very Berry Croissant, Pret’s Chefs have now developed three more vegan croissants, which use margarine and sunflower oil to re-create the buttery, light texture of traditional croissants. The new range includes a take on a classic ‘butter’ croissant, named The Vegan Plain Croissant and, also The Vegan Almond Croissant and The Vegan Chocolate Croissant for those looking for something a little bit sweeter.

Veggie Pret's Vegan Bakery

If a croissant isn’t your breakfast of choice, the Vegan Banana and Walnut Muffin is another tasty option, combining banana muffin with pieces of date and walnut. Completing the new range of vegan muffins are the Vegan Raspberry and Coconut Muffin and Vegan Choca Mocha Muffin – both perfect for that mid-morning pick me up with a cup of Pret’s organic coffee.

Finally, Pret’s Chefs have developed two brownie recipes for those looking for the ultimate vegan indulgence. These include The Ultimate Vegan Brownie – a gooey chocolate baked treat and The Vegan Hazelnut and Caramel Brownie, which combines chocolate brownie with roasted hazelnuts and vegan caramel.

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Veggie Pret Re-Opens Today in London and Manchester and Launches Delivery in Partnership with Deliveroo

VEGGIE PRET RE-OPENS AND LAUNCHES DELIVERY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DELIVEROO

Today, Veggie Pret will launch its first delivery service in partnership with Deliveroo. Shops in London and Manchester will also re-open, after being closed throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.

All ten Veggie Pret shops will re-open for takeaway, with new safety and social distancing measures in place and a reduced menu of their vegan and vegetarian favourites. Seven of the ten shops, including the Manchester location, will offer deliveries for the first time by Deliveroo’s fleet of riders.

The re-opening of Veggie Pret means that bestsellers, such as the exclusive Vegan Classics range, including the Vegan Eggless Mayo & Cress baguette, the Vegan Chuna Mayo baguette and the VLT are available for delivery for the first time, as Deliveroo customers look for more vegan and vegetarian options.

Veggie Pret was born in 2016, after conversations with customers around how Pret could offer more delicious vegetarian options. Three new locations opened in early 2020, while the company made its biggest ever change to the menu. 19 new items were added, including vegan Poké Bowls and vegan Smoothie Bowls.

This week also sees the further re-opening of Pret shops around the country. On Monday 8 June, several shops situated in railway stations, such as King’s Cross, Manchester Piccadilly and
Leeds have opened for takeaway. From June 15th, several shops located in shopping centres around the country will begin to open.

More details on the re-openings of both Veggie Pret and Pret shops, including details of safety measures, can be found on Pret’s Twitter or Pret’s Instagram

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Veggie Pret Opens Two New Locations in London

Veggie Pret March 2020

Veggie Pret is opening two new locations in London today on St Mary Axe and King William Street, bringing the total number of Veggie Pret to 10.

Both shops are based in The City and follow the opening of a site in Cardinal Place, Victoria earlier this month and add to a list of existing shops with more openings planned for the next few months.

From humble beginnings as a pop-up on Broadwick Street in London in 2016, Pret a Manger opened its first Veggie Pret in 2017 in response to customers’ demand for more vegetarian and vegan options. Veggie Pret only sells a range of vegetarian and vegan menu items, many of which are exclusive to Veggie Pret.

Last year saw the number of Veggie Pret grow from four to seven, with locations in both London and Manchester. The company also introduced ‘The Vegan Classics’, four plant-based versions of some of Pret’s best selling ‘classic’ sandwiches, baguettes and wraps: The VLT, The Vegan Chuna Mayo baguette, The Vegan Eggless Mayo & Cress baguette and The Vegan Hoisin Mushroom Wrap.

Other notable launches have included Pret A Manger’s first vegan cookies, a roll out of 250 water fountains where anyone can refill for free as well as the launch of vegan croissants.

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Celebrate the End of Veganuary with a FREE Vegan Croissant at Pret

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Reward yourself for completing Veganuary by enjoying a free vegan croissant at participating Pret and Veggie Pret shops across the country on Friday (31 January) between 3pm and 4pm. All you need to do is quote the secret password which will be shared on Pret’s social media channels.

The Very Berry Croissant is the latest plantbased innovation from Pret and has been a huge hit with customers since launching in early January. Pret vegan croissant is currently selling more than double the amount per day of the non-vegan jam croissant it replaced, showing that there is a growing number of customers looking for vegan alternatives.

For those who haven’t had a chance to try it, the sweet treat uses margarine and sunflower oil to re-create the buttery, light texture of a traditional croissant. The pastry is then filled with a sweet berry compote and finished with a sprinkling of sugar.

The other good news is that Pret has not only stopped charging extra for non-dairy milk alternatives, but is now also offering oat milk as an option.

To claim their freebie, customers should head to a participating Pret shop on Friday (31st January) afternoon between 3pm and 4pm, quoting the password to receive their free Very Berry Croissant. The password will be revealed on Pret’s social media accounts over the next couple of days @Pret on Twitter; Pret A Manger on Facebook and @Pret on Instagram.

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Pret A Manger Introduces ‘The Vegan Classics’

Veggie Pret - The Vegan Classics

Today, Pret A Manger is introducing ‘The Vegan Classics’, four plant-based versions of some of Pret’s best selling ‘classic’ sandwiches, baguettes and wraps. The VLT, The Vegan Chuna Mayo baguette, The Vegan Eggless Mayo & Cress baguette and The Vegan Hoisin Mushroom Wrap, are available from today exclusively in Veggie Pret shops.

Pret A Manger has chosen to use unprocessed ingredients such shiitake mushroom instead of bacon and chickpeas in place of tuna so that none of ‘The Vegan Classics’ include meat or fish substitutes.

Veggie Pret - The Vegan Classics - The Vegan Chuna Mayo baguette

The Vegan Chuna Mayo (£2.99) baguette is a take on the Pole & Line Caught Tuna Mayo and Cucumber Baguette. To replicate fish, it combines chickpeas and vegan mayo, seasoned with a
sprinkling of pickled onions, chopped capers and parsley, finished with a squeeze of lemon. The white baguette is served with sliced cucumber, red onion and rocket. The original
recipe sells over 10,000 in the UK every day.

The VLT (£3.29) is the plant-based version of Pret’s Best Ever BLT. It pairs roasted shiitake mushroom ‘rashers’, with sliced tomatoes, green salad and a generous dollop of vegan mayo, all served on Pret’s malted bread.

Veggie Pret - The Vegan Classics - The Vegan Eggless Mayo & Cress baguette and The Vegan Chuna Mayo baguette

The Vegan Eggless Mayo & Cress (£2.99) uses a combination of tofu and vegan mayo to create Pret’s first ‘eggless mayo’ and the baguette is finished with freshly chopped cress, and a little seasoning.

The Vegan Hoisin Duck Salad Wrap (£3.50) includes glazed mushrooms coated in Pret’s rich hoisin sauce, with cucumber, pickled cabbage & carrot salad  finished with sliced spring onion, coriander and baby leaf spinach.

The Vegan Classics are available in Veggie Pret shops from today October 24th which also marks the opening of the fifth Veggie Pret located in Canary Wharf.

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Pret A Manger Opens Veggie Pret Manchester + Adds New Vegan & Vegetarian Menu Options

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Pret A Manger will be opening the doors to its first Veggie Pret Manchester in October (the first outside of London) following hundreds of customer requests on social media asking the company to open Veggie Prets in more cities.

The fourth Veggie Pret shop will open on Deansgate with a new menu (which will launch in Veggie Pret shops in London at the same time), and it will combine veggie classics with new dishes, such as Pret’s Butternut & Cauliflower Gratin and a Spicy Halloumi & Peppers Toasted Baguette.

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On the 25th September, Pret A Manger will also launch new vegan sweet treats alongside new vegan and vegetarian dishes. Here is a run-down of what to look out for:

NEW VEGAN AND GLUTEN-FREE SNACKS

Almond Butter Bites, £1.45 (vegan)
The perfect afternoon pick-me-up; these little bites of dark chocolate are filled with smooth almond butter and a touch of sea salt.

Veggie Pret Manchester Almond Butter Bites Pret A Manger £1.45 v6

Almond Butter & Jam Brownie, £1.60 (gluten-free)
Inspired by the classic American ‘peanut butter & jelly’ recipes, Pret’s first gluten-free brownie is made with ground almonds and dark chocolate to give it an incredibly fudgy flavour. It’s
topped with a swirl of raspberry jam and almond butter.

Dark Chocolate Salted Almonds, £1.45 (vegan)
Roasted almonds with a delicate layer of dark chocolate, a sprinkle of sea salt and a dusting of cocoa.

Coconut & Mango Bowl, £2.99 (vegan)
Freshly sliced banana topped with non-dairy coconut yoghurt and crunchy granola. Finished with chunks of mango and pomegranate seeds.

 

NEW BREAKFAST DISHES

Egg White Omelette, £3.50 (vegetarian)
Baked egg white omelette with creamy diced feta, fresh red pepper slices, spinach, rich Italian cheese and a touch of seasoning.

Veggie Pret Manchester Pret A Manger Power Omelette Veggie £3.50 v6

 

JAM CROISSANT

Pret’s Jam Croissant, £1.70 (vegetarian)
All the flavour and lightness of a classic French croissant, filled with a fruity five-berry jam and topped with sugar nibs for a sweet crunch.

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NEW HOT FOOD

Pret’s Lasagne Macaroni Cheese, £5.50 (vegetarian)
Tubetti rigati pasta with a mature Cheddar béchamel sauce, cauliflower florets and beef cooked in a rich tomato sauce. Topped with Italian matured cheese and crispy breadcrumbs, Pret’s lasagnes are served straight from the oven.

Veggie Pret Manchester Pret's Lasagne Macaroni Cheese, £5.50 v6

TOASTED BAGUETTES (selected shops only)
Freshly prepared in kitchens in shops every day, each baguette is toasted individually.

Artichoke & Mozzarella, £4.75 (vegetarian)
Combining slices of mozzarella, grilled artichoke hearts, roasted tomatoes, kalamata olives, Italian cheese and fresh basil leaves.

 

SOUPS
Every full-size soup sold donates 10p to the Pret Foundation Trust and is dairy-free, gluten-free and under 250 calories.

Pea & Mint Soup, £3.60 (vegan and gluten-free)

A perfect blend of vibrant garden peas and stock, with a hint of mint and red chilli in the background. The addition of chard gives this soup a subtle earthiness.

Tuscan Bean Soup, £3.60 (vegan and gluten-free)
This hearty soup is packed full of haricot beans, borlotti beans, carrot, kale, tomato and quinoa. All gently simmered until perfectly cooked.

 

HOT DRINKS
Pumpkin Spice Latte, £2.85 (vegan if ordered with soya or rice-coconut milk)
This seasonally spiced special is returning to shops this autumn. The warming pumpkin, cinnamon and clove spiced coffee is topped with a dusting of cinnamon. Customers can enjoy the Pumpkin Spice Latte with organic milk, soya or a rice-coconut milk alternative – and those who bring in a reusable cup will be able to enjoy 50p off.

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CHEF’S SPECIALS
Pesto Butternut Squash & Roasted Tomato Flat Bread, £3.99 (vegetarian)
Butternut squash, roasted tomatoes and sliced red peppers with pesto and a yoghurt & mayo dressing. Finished with a handful of baby spinach leaves – available until Monday 5th November.