Pizza Hut Goes Back to the Beyond With Vegan Pepperoni

For a limited time, the chain will offer the Beyond Pepperoni Pizza at nearly 70 stores in five markets around the U.S.

  • Pizza Hut says Beyond Meat’s vegan pepperoni topping is “crisped and seasoned to savory perfection.”
  • Pizza Hut first tried vegan meat toppings in November when it introduced the Beyond Sausage special.

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Pizza Hut has begun offering Beyond Meat’s vegan pepperoni as a limited-time topping in select locations, following up on its previous LTO featuring Beyond Italian Sausage last year.

According to a press release, the new Beyond Pepperoni Pizza will be offered at nearly 70 Pizza Hut stores, including Albany, New York; Columbus and Macon, Georgia; Houston, Texas; and Jacksonville, Florida.

According to a press release, the plant-based pepperoni, which is made of peas and rice, is “crisped and seasoned to savory perfection” and “delivers just the right amount of subtle heat [with] the same experience and taste of Pizza Hut’s classic pepperoni.”

“With this new plant-based option, we’re giving customers more choices and more reasons to love Pizza Hut,” said Georgeanne Erickson, Pizza Hut’s chief brand officer.

In November, Pizza Hut introduced its Beyond Sausage Pizza and the Great Beyond Pizza for a limited time nationwide.

“We know there is strong consumer demand for pepperoni, and we’re thrilled to unveil a game-changing plant-based pepperoni topping as the next chapter in our innovation-focused partnership with Pizza Hut,” said Dariush Ajami, Beyond Meat’s chief innovation officer.