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 [...]
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We’re excited to launch our new vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and seafood dishes. These diverse products join our existing range of meat-free and free-from starters, sharers and main meals, helping you offer a varied and inclusive menu. With vegans and vegetarians expected to make up a quarter of the population by 2025 and flexitarians even more than [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
What is a Flexitarian? A flexitarian diet or semi-vegetarianism is primarily plant-based with limited meat intake. This flexible plant-based approach can be adopted for a range of reasons, including health benefits and environmental motives like reducing your carbon footprint. Flexitarianism can be as little as having one meat-free meal a week or as much as [...]