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February 2020

Why Should I Offer Gluten-Free Meals on my Menu?

2020-02-13T15:29:12+00:00

1 in 12 Australians currently avoid wheat or gluten in their diet, and 1 in 70 are living with coeliac disease. It’s essential to offer a range of gluten-free meals on your menu. But what is coeliac disease and how can you make sure your dishes are truly gluten-free? What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease [...]

Why Should I Offer Gluten-Free Meals on my Menu?2020-02-13T15:29:12+00:00

January 2020

Beyond Veganuary: Why you should keep meat-free dishes on your menu all year round

2020-02-13T17:14:19+00:00

Veganuary may be over but that doesn’t mean you should abandon the vegan meals that have graced your menu this January. With 25% of the population expected to be vegetarian or vegan by 2025 and flexitarians set to make up just under half the population (Sainsbury’s), there is growing demand for innovative plant-based dishes that [...]

Beyond Veganuary: Why you should keep meat-free dishes on your menu all year round2020-02-13T17:14:19+00:00

Lift Your Menu With Our New Meat-Free Range

2020-01-07T10:54:28+00:00

As the New Year starts we’re excited to launch our new vegetarian and vegan dishes. These diverse products join our existing range of meat-free starters, sharers and main meals, helping you offer a varied and innovative vegan menu. With vegans and vegetarians expected to make up a quarter of the population by 2025 and flexitarians [...]

Lift Your Menu With Our New Meat-Free Range2020-01-07T10:54:28+00:00

December 2019

Our Award-Winning Whitebait is going Gluten-Free!

2019-12-03T10:51:04+00:00

This year our MSC H&G Coated Whitebait won the BFFF Foodservice Product of the Year. In 2020 we wanted to bring the best to an even bigger audience. With an estimated 1 in 10 people now avoiding gluten (The Guardian), it’s essential to offer a good selection of gluten-free options on your menu. Especially as [...]

Our Award-Winning Whitebait is going Gluten-Free!2019-12-03T10:51:04+00:00

November 2019

How Have Street Food and Food Halls Changed The Foodservice Industry?

2020-02-06T13:38:52+00:00

Street food has taken the world by storm, with the UK street food market growing +9.1% between 2017 and 2018 (MCA, 2018). Gone are the days when “street food” referred to a late-night kebab or a Mr. Whippy by the sea. How has street food changed the way we dine? Street food allows diners [...]

How Have Street Food and Food Halls Changed The Foodservice Industry?2020-02-06T13:38:52+00:00

October 2019

How Can Restaurants Become More Vegan Friendly?

2020-02-06T13:45:09+00:00

Choosing a place to eat can be difficult at the best of times but when you have a vegan to cater for, the task can be more challenging. Being vegan comes with extra legwork as you scroll through menu after menu to see if there is something you can - and want - to eat. [...]

How Can Restaurants Become More Vegan Friendly?2020-02-06T13:45:09+00:00

The Importance of Sustainable Seafood 

2019-10-09T10:44:02+00:00

With customers becoming increasingly mindful of the environmental impact of their food choices, there’s more importance placed on how food is sourced. Seafood, in particular, has come under scrutiny as historical over-fishing has led to species endangerment. What is MSC Certified seafood? The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) aims to recognise and reward sustainable fishing practices, [...]

The Importance of Sustainable Seafood 2019-10-09T10:44:02+00:00

September 2019

What is anaerobic digestion and how can it help?

2019-09-24T15:21:58+00:00

The UK produces an astonishing 10m tonnes of food waste per year. The majority of this comes from household waste. However, foodservice and manufacturing produce 2.85 million tonnes of food waste. A lot of this food waste ends up in landfill where it decomposes, emitting greenhouse gases including methane.   So Why Should We Be [...]

What is anaerobic digestion and how can it help?2019-09-24T15:21:58+00:00

Closing the loop: Paramount’s Packaging News

2019-09-20T08:04:53+00:00

Paramount holds sustainability and responsible practices at the heart of what we do. This year we’re proudly removing black plastic from all of our UK products. Why is Black Plastic a Problem? 1 million tonnes of plastic packaging ends up in landfill every year, often because it can’t be recycled. The majority of black plastic [...]

Closing the loop: Paramount’s Packaging News2019-09-20T08:04:53+00:00

Happy 31st Birthday to us!

2020-02-06T13:46:14+00:00

Happy 31st Birthday to us! A whole year has passed since our big 3-0 and what a year it’s been! Paramount continues to go from strength to strength, since the company was founded in September 1988. Building on a humble investment of just £3,500, determination, and a whole lot of faith, Paramount has developed from [...]

Happy 31st Birthday to us!2020-02-06T13:46:14+00:00