Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Gordon Ramsay is searching for future food stars

Could you be one of Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars?

Posted by froghop.co.uk on 9 March 2020

Gordon Ramsay is look for a driven, innovative food entrepreneur for his new BBC TV series. With mentoring and investment as the prize, should apply now?

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?

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.

Top food events for producers in 2017

What food events should you be attending in 2017?

Posted by Froghop on 15 February 2017

If you want to learn more about production, trends, regulation and supply options or even just want to get your product tasted, food events are essential. Here are Froghop’s pick for 2017.

Shelf life testing and development for new products

Shelf life testing and development for your new food product

Posted by Melanie Loades on 26 September 2016

Producers launching a new product can struggle to find the right balance between quality and longevity. So how should you approach shelf life testing?

Optimising the sensory properties of food

What do producers need to know about the sensory properties of food?

Posted by Melanie Loades on 28 July 2016

Taste is the most obvious of the sensory properties of food. However, smell, sound, texture and appearance can all have a dramatic impact your food product.

Are startups driving new product development innovation?

Posted by Melanie Loades on 18 February 2016

Balancing innovation and speed-to-market is tough for all producers. But are startups at an advantage when it comes to new product development?