Froghop’s Food and Food Science Blog

Mel's views on the healthy ice cream trend.

In the news: Mel talks to Elle UK about ‘healthy ice creams’

Posted by Froghop on 27 June 2018

Halo Top, the low-calorie, high-protein ice cream outsold every other brand in the USA last year. Find out what we think about ‘healthy ice creams’.

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?

Pure food claims

What you need to know about using the term ‘pure’

Posted by Froghop on 30 April 2018

Health-conscious consumers are scouring labels for pure and natural products. How can you successfully make pure food claims for your 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.

What you need to know about the forthcoming sugar tax

Posted by Melanie Loades on 13 November 2017

The UK Sugar Tax on drinks comes into force in April 2018. What it will mean for food producers and what are your options?

Food-on-the-go: Lunch! 2017

New food-on-the-go: Our favourites from Lunch! 2017

Posted by Jo Povey on 30 October 2017

Food-on-the-go is a dynamic category and we saw lots of interesting trends at Lunch! 2017. Check the products that caught our eye and tickled our tastebuds.