STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Snoop Dogg made a sandwich for Dunkin'. It comes with a donut bun

Dunkin's new menu item is Snoop Dogg-approved.Beginning Monday, the chain will sell a Beyond Sausage patty with egg and cheese, served on a sliced gla...

Posted: Jan 13, 2020 11:54 AM
Updated: Jan 13, 2020 3:30 PM

Dunkin's new menu item is Snoop Dogg-approved.

Beginning Monday, the chain will sell a Beyond Sausage patty with egg and cheese, served on a sliced glazed donut. The sandwich will only be available for a week, and its the latest promotion for the plant-based protein since it launched nationally in November.

The 'Beyond D-O-Double G Sandwich,' as its called, was inspired by the rapper's 'passion for plant-based protein and love of glazed donuts,' according to a press release. Dunkin' first enlisted Snoop last year and surprised customers with the plant-based meat in a TV ad campaign.

Snoop and Dunkin' are also opening a pop-up store, which includes a green tracksuit emblazoned with the words 'Glazzzed for Days' and other clothes, later this month. A launch date hasn't been announced yet. Some Dunkin' restaurants in the US are handing out free samples of the original Beyond Sausage Sandwich on the mornings of January 24 and 25.

Beyond Meat has been a hit for Dunkin'. Dunkin' CEO Dave Hoffmann recently said that the Beyond Sausage Sandwich is now the second best-selling item in Dunkin's Manhattan stores, following the company's classic bacon, egg and cheese bagel. Sales of the sandwich were more than twice as high as expected. The response was so strong that it pushed up the national rollout by two months.

The fake meat halo effect has spread to other chains, too. Burger King launched the Impossible Whopper nationally in August following a test that had gone 'exceedingly well.' Tim Hortons and some McDonald's in Canada are also selling Beyond Meat sandwiches.

The meat substitute protein trend could be a boon for those chains. Barclays predicts that the alternative meat sector could reach about $140 billion in sales over the next decade, capturing about 10% of the global meat industry. Jefferies predicts that by 2040, the alternative meat market could make $240 billion in annual revenue globally.

For Beyond, the craze has benefited its bottom line since going public in May 2019. The stock made its Wall Street debut in May at $25 a share and soared as high as nearly $240 before pulling back to its current price of around $105. The stock is up 40% this year.

Huntsville
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 60°
Florence
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 62°
Fayetteville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 63°
Decatur
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 61°
Scottsboro
Overcast
55° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 55°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 152272

Reported Deaths: 2621
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson22400372
Mobile14282314
Tuscaloosa9983132
Montgomery9691196
Madison899992
Shelby703560
Lee643966
Baldwin637567
Marshall426748
Calhoun410259
Etowah402049
Morgan394532
Houston363132
DeKalb316727
Elmore309552
St. Clair279742
Limestone269227
Walker268092
Talladega255034
Cullman225823
Lauderdale206340
Autauga199928
Franklin199131
Jackson199114
Colbert190627
Russell19023
Dallas185227
Blount183823
Chilton180531
Escambia170928
Covington164729
Coffee16409
Dale162551
Pike130212
Chambers127343
Tallapoosa127286
Clarke126716
Marion104229
Butler99840
Barbour9819
Marengo96721
Winston89913
Geneva8337
Pickens80317
Randolph79514
Lawrence79230
Bibb78913
Hale74529
Cherokee71514
Clay70712
Lowndes69927
Bullock63517
Henry6316
Monroe6279
Washington62112
Crenshaw59030
Perry5796
Wilcox55712
Conecuh55413
Fayette54712
Macon52919
Cleburne5247
Sumter46421
Lamar4575
Choctaw38612
Greene33316
Coosa1963
Out of AL00
Unassigned00

Tennessee Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 232061

Reported Deaths: 2922
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Shelby34370552
Davidson29801325
Knox1183387
Hamilton11097102
Rutherford11031106
Williamson661848
Sumner5636107
Wilson440253
Putnam411053
Montgomery385751
Out of TN379435
Unassigned37653
Madison361378
Bradley340821
Sullivan318844
Sevier314920
Blount310231
Washington308043
Maury307435
Robertson248539
Hamblen232743
Tipton219222
Gibson205437
Dyer202326
Hardeman178732
Coffee176020
Trousdale17407
Obion163617
Bedford159020
Dickson156218
Wayne15607
Greene155650
Anderson155513
Loudon154010
Fayette152022
McMinn150832
Cumberland148924
Lawrence146217
Jefferson145818
Weakley143425
Carter141532
Henderson135425
Monroe134823
Warren13399
Hardin131319
Lauderdale130818
Macon125724
Franklin121115
Haywood119025
Roane11857
Overton111211
Johnson11046
Hawkins109923
Carroll109324
McNairy108825
White107614
Marshall10528
Rhea104816
Cheatham96911
Lake9683
Smith93313
Bledsoe9244
Cocke92212
Giles89234
Campbell8647
Fentress8497
Lincoln8012
Crockett76620
Henry74110
Hickman73913
Chester71214
Marion6999
DeKalb67216
Decatur62511
Grainger5314
Grundy5168
Claiborne4956
Union4932
Polk46913
Jackson4165
Humphreys4094
Morgan4086
Houston38914
Benton3879
Cannon3862
Unicoi3641
Clay36312
Lewis3502
Sequatchie3294
Scott3244
Stewart3087
Meigs2944
Moore2452
Pickett2445
Perry2041
Van Buren1911
Hancock1123

Community Events