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Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Should food businesses outsource NPD?

Posted by Froghop on 27 September 2019

Many companies are outsourcing their new product development to smaller, specialised companies. Is there a right time or a right project to outsource?

Froghop Trend Tracker: the latest food trends

Posted by Froghop on 28 August 2019

The Froghop team round-up the latest food trends, news and next-big-things in food and drink.

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?

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?

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?