Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Hella Yum wins at the FreeFrom Food Awards

Posted by Froghop on 9 April 2019

Froghop client Hella Yum won two bronze awards at the FreeFrom Food Awards for its no-compromise vegan friendly desserts.

Re-Nu-Me

Creating new products based on specific ingredients and claims

Posted by Froghop on 30 March 2019

We’ve just helped a client develop two new ‘hair drinks’ that they launched recently. Find out more about developing for specific ingredients and claims.

Bellygoodness wins at the FreeFrom Food Awards

Posted by Froghop on 27 March 2019

Froghop client Bellygoodness had a great night at the FreeFrom Food Awards recently, winning two golds and two silver awards and a runner-up spot in the overall product category.

Key trends: Vegan food products

The hottest vegan food products and trends

Posted by Froghop on 28 February 2019

The number of vegans in the UK quadrupled between 2014 and 2018. What does this mean if you’re thinking about developing vegan food products?

16 UK food events you don't want to miss in 2019

UK food events worth attending in 2019

Posted by Froghop on 30 January 2019

The Froghop team share the UK food events worth attending in 2019.

Melanie Loades talks to The Grocer about Clean Label

The Grocer takes a closer look at ‘Clean Label’ product development

Posted by Froghop on 12 December 2018

Froghop’s founder, Melanie Loades, was recently interviewed by The Grocer magazine for a piece on the trend towards Clean Label product development. Here’s a summary of the article and a recap on what it all means. So what is Clean Label? In 2008, journalist and activist, Michael Pollan wrote the New York Times bestseller ‘In […]

Using medical marijuana in food products - CBD

Using cannabis in food products

Posted by Froghop on 31 October 2018

The number of CBD consumers doubled in the last year. What is it, is it legal and how are people using cannabis in food products?

Ketogenic dietary - example of specific dietary requirements

Creating products for specific dietary requirements

Posted by Froghop on 30 September 2018

Creating products for specific dietary requirements helps producers serve specific consumer groups but what does it mean from a development perspective?

The future of food production - guest post

Guest Post: The future of food production?

Posted by Froghop on 20 September 2018

Producing more food while making it healthier isn’t easy. This guest post from Innovate UK looks at the future of food production and farming.

Beyond Meat and the 'bleeding' meat-free burger: What the UK's 22m flexitarians are waiting for?

Flexitarians and the rise of meat-free meat

Posted by Froghop on 29 August 2018

Plant-based alternatives to meat are getting increasingly sophisticated. Is the “bleeding” burger what the UK’s 22m flexitarians are waiting for?