SAN FRANCISCO – 7-Eleven Inc. is switching to eggless, vegan mayonnaise for its foodservice and prepared foods, according to plant-based food technology company Hampton Creek Inc.
The San Francisco-based food company recently revealed the national convenience store chain’s switch to its Just Mayo product on social media.
The retailer did not respond to a CSP Daily News request for comment and has not yet confirmed or denied the story with other media outlets.
In an open-letter called “Dear Food Leaders” published in The New York Times, Hampton Creek touted clients including:
- The largest foodservice company in the world
- The largest convenience store in the world
- The two largest retailers in the world
- The second largest retailer in the US
- The largest natural grocery retailer in the world
- The largest grocery retailer in the US
- The largest retailer in the UK
- The largest grocery retailer in Hong Kong
- The largest coffeehouse in the world
- Two of the top-10 largest food manufacturers in the world
- Two of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women (Forbes)
- The sovereign wealth fund of Singapore
- A former Republican Senate Majority Leader
- The world’s leading virologist
- The co-founder of Facebook
- A Medal of Honor recipient
- The leading experts in machine learning
- The godfather of hip-hop
- 4,121 public schools
- 12 billionaires
- And many of your kids
Dallas-based 7-Eleven Inc. operates, franchises or licenses nearly 10,500 7-Eleven convenience stores in North America. Globally, there are more than 56,200 7-Eleven c-stores in 16 countries. During 2013, 7-Eleven c-stores generated total worldwide sales close to $84.5 billion.