IKEA is expanding menus in Japan to include vegan Katsu curry, cabbage rolls and chocolate mousse
This month, furnishings large IKEA added a wide range of plant-based choices to its shops in Japan, together with a vegan model of Katsu curry, which is made with a soy cutlet as an alternative of conventional pork or rooster. IKEA Japan now additionally affords vegan cabbage rolls, plant-based lasagna, kebab salads and wraps, and vegan scorching canines (launched within the US in 2018). For dessert, IKEA Japan added plant-based chocolate mousse to enhance the present vegan providing, together with strawberry delicate ice cream, which can also be used as a sundae in Japan. The brand new vegan katsu curry just isn’t out there within the Harajuku retailer.
The menu updates are a part of IKEA’s international dedication to enhancing its sustainability efforts. Exterior of Japan, IKEA is increasing the supply of its new “plant balls” – natural meatballs based mostly on IKEA’s plant-based meatballs launched in 2015 – constituted of yellow pea protein, oats, potatoes, onions and apples. IKEA launched the brand new vegan meatballs in European shops in August and is increasing them to its in-store eating places within the US on September 28th and in Australia on October sixth (across the identical time they will be launched in Japan) in Dubai and Singapore anticipated within the coming months.