Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

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.

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?

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?

What you need to know and do about allergens and food production

Posted by Froghop on 31 July 2018

Around 1.5m in the UK suffer from food allergies. What should food businesses be aware of and how should they manage allergens and food production.

What artisan food producers can learn from the craft beer trend

What your artisan food business can learn from the craft beer revolution

Posted by Froghop on 26 June 2018

Craft beer is a significant trend but it isn’t just brewers who should take note. Artisan food producers of all types can learn from what’s driving it.

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?

Cut calories by 20 per cent says PHE - what can food producers do?

Cut calories by 20 per cent? What producers can do

Posted by Froghop on 31 March 2018

Public Health England has laid down the gauntlet to food producers: cut calories by 20 per cent by 2024. What does it mean and what can you do?

Food industry events for 2018

The pick of food industry events for 2018

Posted by Froghop on 27 February 2018

Food industry events are a great way to boost your knowledge and network or get your product noticed. Here’s our selection of the best events for 2018.

Making existing food products healthier: challenge or opportunity?

Posted by Froghop on 31 January 2018

Multiple factors are creating demand for healthy alternatives. However, making existing food products healthier is an opportunity as well as a challenge.

3 predictions for food producers in 2018

3 things for food producers to think about in 2018

Posted by Melanie Loades on 8 December 2017

As 2017 ends, we hope you get to stop and think about what you want to achieve next year. Here’s what we think food producers should be pondering for 2018.