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Quorn wins sustainable accolade at Footprint Awards

24 Mar 2021
Meat free pioneer Quorn has won the ‘Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award’ at the delayed Footprint Awards 2020.

The Footprint Awards are an annual celebration of organisations that trying to protect the environment in the sector.

Claire Roper, head of marketing and foodservice innovation at Quorn, said: “We’re delighted to be recognised in these awards. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at Quorn and we are consistently working towards new goals to help consumers tackle climate change through more sustainable eating.

“Mycoprotein, the super protein which is the core ingredient for all Quorn products, is nutritious and sustainable like no other protein, and can help operators to create delicious and inspiring meat free menus.

“We are continually supporting our customers in the foodservice sector to benefit from making small menu changes that can make a big difference to both our health and the health of the planet.”

Quorn are the lead sponsors of LACA’s School Chef of the Year (SCOTY) competition, which is aiming to find the best school chef in the UK.

Charles Miers, founder of Footprint Media Group, added: “We are pleased Quorn were recognised in the Footprint Awards. The work that they do with their customers on sustainability and encouraging consumers to help the planet through small diet changes is inspiring, and this win is hugely deserved.”