This month it’s our 34th birthday; find out what’s new at Paramount this year, from sustainability and community support to our latest product awards.
Paramount started with an investment of £3,500, second-hand machinery, determination, and a lot of faith! We now supply a range of innovative vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and seafood products across the globe.
Sustainability and community support have always been at the heart of what we do. But, this year, these have been more important than ever.
2022 marks our first year as an accredited Living Wage employer, committing to paying all staff the real Living Wage. This is a voluntary rate, the only rate based on the real cost of living.
This year Paramount has also been working with FareShare to reduce food waste and fight hunger. FareShare is a charity that redistributes surplus food to charities and community groups across the UK. So far we have donated over 19,000 meals, reaching over 800 charities.
As well as helping to reduce food waste, donating surplus products can also have a positive environmental impact. Paramount’s donated meals saved over 12 tonnes of C02e and over 12 million litres of water from going to waste.*
Over the year, we’ve also celebrated a Gold Taste of the West award for our new vegan Pea & Mint Fritters, Silver for our new vegetarian Mozzarella Bites, as well as our MSC Smoked Haddock & Mozzarella Fishcakes, and a Highly Commended for our Butternut, Goat’s Cheese & Beet Burger.
Despite the challenging times, we’re excited about the year to come, and building on the recipe we’ve created for success.