Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Finding a manufacturer to make your product

Finding a manufacturer to make your product when you’re a startup

Posted by Froghop on 30 September 2021

Finding a manufacturer to make your product when you’re a startup can be tough. Rootles founder Helen Yates tells us about the challenge.

VAT exempt food products and risk to your margin

Is your product a VAT exempt food and what could it mean for profitability?

Posted by Froghop on 30 August 2021

If your product is going to be sold via retail, you need to know whether it’s a VAT exempt food or not. Otherwise you might take a 20% hit.

What are food supplements?

What are food supplements, and how do they differ from foods?

Posted by froghop.co.uk on 30 July 2021

The challenge when asking ‘what are food supplements’ is that the regulations can be unclear and complex. Find out why in this blog.

How to start a food business from home

How to start a food business from home: watch these five videos first

Posted by Froghop on 30 June 2021

If you want to know how to start a food business from home, check out these five videos.

Customer wins at the Free From Food Awards 2021

Winners at the Free From Food Awards 2021

Posted by Froghop on 9 June 2021

We were delighted to see that several of our customers were recognised at the recently-announced Free From Food Awards 2021.

Restaurant into a food business

Can you turn your restaurant menu into a food business?

Posted by Froghop on 31 May 2021

Food founder Thea Brook shares her experience of turning an award-winning restaurant menu into a food business.

Food product development courses, universities and placements

Food product development courses, degrees and placements

Posted by Froghop on 30 April 2021

There are many ways to start a career in food. University is one and there a few dedicated food product development courses. Find out more.

Permitted CBD products – FSA issues provisional list

Posted by Melanie Loades on 26 April 2021

The FSA has issued an update in response to CBD novel food applications as well as a provisional list of permitted CBD products.

Government nutrition guidelines, healthy eating and product development

Posted by Froghop on 31 March 2021

As more and more effort is put on healthy eating, producers need to be aware of government nutrition guidelines and what they mean.

Exploring sustainable packaging options for food and drink products

Posted by Froghop on 26 February 2021

How to select, source and implement the right sustainable packaging options for your food or drink products with ideas and tips.