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Vegan chicken roll foes join forces

Sam Pearson met with Insomnia Coffee last week

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
3rd November, 2019
Sam Pearson: the sandwich maker is collaborating with Insomnia Coffee to produce a vegan chicken roll Picture: Fergal Phillips

An artisan vegan sandwich maker has agreed to collaborate with Insomnia Coffee after accusing the café chain of stealing his idea for a vegan chicken fillet roll.

Sam Pearson met with the company last week after he complained that a new sandwich in the chain bore a striking resemblance to his and was being sold under the same name: “vegan chick*n fillet roll” with an asterisk.

The 25-year-old has been selling...

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