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: 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.

Allergies in babies - Grow With Iris' plant-based, free-from growing milk

Allergies in babies: Creating an alternative to cow’s milk

Posted by Froghop on 1 November 2023

Allergies in babies can be hard to manage and treat. Grow with Iris founder Amy Langfield faced this challenge when her daughter was born.

Are smaller food businesses more innovative?

Are small food businesses more innovative?

Posted by on 26 September 2023

Fresh research reveals that small food businesses played a pivotal role in driving innovation, with larger ones being more cautious. Why is that?

Riddim Snacks - the power of food stories

How food stories can power your food business

Posted by on 31 August 2023

Riddim Snacks is making waves in the world of vegan, free-from snacks. It also shows how food stories can inspire you and your customers.

How to approach retail and win with supermarkets

How to approach retail and win with supermarkets

Posted by on 3 August 2023

For food and drink businesses that want to scale up and succeed in supermarkets, understanding how to approach retail is key.

Environmental Health inspection - EHO

Environmental Health inspections: What to expect

Posted by on 3 July 2023

If you own a food business, you need to be ready for an Environmental Health inspection. What do EHOs look for?

Cost of living crisis and shopper trends

How shoppers are adapting to the cost of living crisis

Posted by on 1 June 2023

81% of Brits have altered their shopping habits in response to the cost of living crisis. How is it changing shopper behaviour in-store?

Beauty from within food and drink products | Nutricosmetics

The rise of ‘beauty from within’ food and drink products

Posted by on 30 April 2023

The trend for ‘beauty from within’ food and drink involves using nutricosmetic products to improve skin and hair health and more.