CHICAGO – JBS USA subsidiary, Planterra Foods has announced an exclusive partnership between its OZO brand and Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs making OZO the official plant-based protein of the team and Wrigley Field. Beginning this week, select concession stands throughout the ballpark will offer OZO’s plant-based meal options, including burgers and Mexican seasoned ground and shredded chicken.
“We are ecstatic to partner with the Chicago Cubs at such an iconic ballpark," said Darcey Macken, Planterra Foods chief executive officer. “At OZO Foods, we know consumers are looking for delicious and healthy protein alternatives, which is why we are bringing as many options as possible to Wrigley Field.”
OZO combines new technologies with culinary experience to develop innovative takes on classic favorites. OZO products are non-GMO and certified vegan by BeVeg.
“We’re thrilled to partner with OZO to provide the best fans in baseball with new protein alternative options here at Wrigley Field,” said Chicago Cubs vice president of Corporate Partnerships, Alex Seyferth. “Being able to provide our fans with a variety of choices when it comes to food and beverage options at the ballpark is a priority to ensure a great guest experience at Wrigley Field, and we hope fans enjoy this new plant-based option.”