Canadian plant-based restaurant chain Copper Branch heads Down Under

(Source: Copper Branch Australia)

Copper Branch, the Canadian restaurant chain, is to expand into Australia and New Zealand with the first restaurant planned for Melbourne. 

The first Copper Branch in Australia will open late this month, offering a plant-based cuisine, with plans to expand across the country in the coming years.

With a focus on sustainability, Copper Branch’s plant-based meals offer healthy, quickly-prepared, convenient meals inspired by cuisines around the world.

“Copper Branch’s delicious take on plant-based meals is a great fit for Melbourne’s diverse foodie landscape and we look forward to opening more locations in the near future that help our customers eat healthily and feel better about the food that they eat,” said Peter Mammas, president and CEO of Foodtastic, which bought the chain last year.

Trish Paterson, brand VP of Copper Branch unveiled that the brand will also be soon available in New Zealand. 

“Not only are we confident that guests will enjoy an exciting new plant-based experience, but we have carefully tweaked the menu to ensure we account for the local tastes of the Australian and New Zealand markets,” he said. 

Copper Branch, which was founded in Montreal in 2014 and now has 50 locations in markets including Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and the US.

Another sustainable food company, Impossible Foods, is looking to expand in the Asian market as consumer demand for sustainable food rises and environmental effect awareness increases.

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