Chipotle’s First-Ever New Menu Item, The Vegan Tofu Burrito, Goes National

February 26th, 2014

“It was really ingredient driven,” Chipotle culinary manager Nate Appleman  explained to Fast Company. As Fast Company‘s Ariel Schwarz explained last fall, the burrito maker partnered with Hodo Soy for the main ingredient in the then-unofficial meatless taco filler. The Oakland-based company has amassed a hearty following for its tasty, organic, and GMO-free soy-based protein. Appleman, who worked in several Bay Area restaurants before coming to Chipotle in 2010, was one of those fans……

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Chipotle Is Rolling Out Tofu In Burritos Across The Country–Here’s How They Make It

November 7th, 2013

Ask any food entrepreneur in the San Francisco Bay Area about the biggest success stories of the past few years and it’s almost guaranteed that Hodo Soy will be one of the first companies they list…..

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Sofritas in Chicago and the East Coast

October 26th, 2013

Beginning on Oct. 21, Chipotle Mexican Grill will be offering a new spicy, shredded tofu “Sofritas” option in the Midwest market, including all 83 of its Chicago-area restaurants, the Denver-based Mexican chain announced late last week.

The option is also newly arriving at the chain’s Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Richmond locations on Oct. 21.

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