Chipotle’s plant-based corizo is made with a lot of seasoning including ancho chili and smoked paprika and combined with a “natural protein sourced from freshly grown peas,” it explained in a press release. Chipotle’s chorizo is vegan and has 20 grams of protein per serving.
Chipotle is having a strong summer, despite raising its menu prices by about 3.5% to 4% to cover the cost of higher wages for employees and ingredients. In the second quarter, revenue grew 39% to $1.9 billion. Sales at restaurants open at least 13 months spiked 31%.