Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Free From Food Awards

The Free-From Food Awards and what they look for

Posted by Stephen Morris on 1 February 2024

The Free From Food Awards (FFFA) are dedicated to free-from food and drink products and innovation. What are they and what do they look for?

Oatsu founder Lauren O'Donnell

Spotting a gap & scaling: Oatsu’s Lauren O’Donnell

Posted by Stephen Morris on 31 December 2023

Going from home kitchen to retail listings is what most food founders want to do. Find out how Oatsu’s Lauren O’Donnell has done it.

Foodservice

Foodservice: How to scale a food business in the £69bn sector

Posted by Stephen Morris on 4 December 2023

Foodservice might be an excellent route to market for your food or drink products. There are more than 350,000 foodservice outlets in the UK – a big opportunity for food and drink brands.

Food Safety for selling direct

Food safety for direct-to-consumer sellers

Posted by Stephen Morris on 29 August 2022

D2C has grown in the last few years but how do you ensure quality and safety? Find out about food safety for direct-to-consumer sellers.

Join us for Bread & Jam’s Plant-Based Summit on March 31st

Posted by Stephen Morris on 24 February 2021

Bread & Jam hosts its first plant-based summit for vegan challenger brands, industry experts, retailers and investors – and sponsored by Froghop – on March 31st.

Using medical marijuana in food products - CBD

Update: EC ruling classes CBD as a Novel Food

Posted by Stephen Morris on 7 March 2019

A EC ruling may mean that hemp-derived foods and supplements will no longer be legal. What does classifying CBD as a Novel Food mean for producers?

Waitrose Food and Drink Report 2018-19: the rise of the mindful consumer

Waitrose Food and Drink Report: the rise of the mindful consumer

Posted by Stephen Morris on 30 November 2018

Mindfulness of our wellbeing and environment is having a huge influence on the way we shop and eat, according to the Waitrose Food and Drink Report 2018-19.

How can food producers can navigate Fairtrade, sustainable and ethical food claims?

Sustainable, planet-friendly & ethical food claims

Posted by Stephen Morris on 29 May 2018

More and more consumers are looking at the bigger picture when it comes to their food choices. How can producers make the best choices for their products?