Two top awards for Oumph! – ‘Best Food Product of the Year’ and ‘Best Food Product for Food Service’
Oumph! Kebab Spiced has won Best Food Product of the Year, awarded by Food Matters Live. Oumph! The Chunk has been awarded Gold by the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards, in the category Food For Food Service. "We are excited and honoured to win two such prestigious awards", says Anna-Kajsa Lidell, Co-founder & Head of Progress Strategy at Food for Progress, the Swedish company behind Oumph!Read more..
Anna-Kajsa Lidell from Food for Progress speaks at Food Matters Live
Anna-Kajsa Lidell, Co-founder & Head of Progress Strategy, Food For Progress, is one of the speakers at the Brand Innovations and Emerging Ingredients in the Future of Free-From seminars at Food Matters Live at ExCeL, London, at 12.30 on the 21st of November.Read more..
Oumph! sponsors VegFest London 27-28 October
Oumph! is sponsoring the cooking area at VegFest in London 27-28 October. Plant-based Oumph! is made from soya beans and organic herb and spice mixes, and free from gluten and dairy. At VegFest London, vegan food and lifestyle blogger Romy London will be demonstrating the versatility of Oumph! which makes is suitable for home cooking as well as food service.Read more..
Meet award-winning plant-based Oumph! at SIAL Paris
Oumph! and Food for Progress are exhibiting their award-winning plant-based foods at SIAL 21-25/10. Stand 6 A 005. "Exhibiting at SIAL Paris is part of our expansion plans", says Anders Wallerman, co-founder and Managing Director at Food for Progress. "Oumph! has helped increase a flow of new consumers to try plant-based food, and we'd like for Oumph! to create the same impact in new markets".Read more..
Oumph! now in 620 Holland & Barrett stores
Multi award-winning plant-based Oumph! is now available in 620 Holland & Barrett stores across the UK. 4 varieties are part of the initial launch: Pulled Oumph!, Kebab Spiced, Thyme & Garlic and The Chunk. Oumph! is made from soya beans and organic herb and spice mixes, and free from gluten and dairy. It's versatile and easy to cook, which makes it suitable for home cooks as well as food services.Read more..
Heat and Oumph! on Pizza Hut Sweden’s new menu
Pizza Hut Sweden is now launching a brand-new menu focusing on enhanced flavour sensations and heat. The menu features several new vegan and lacto-ovo vegetarian dishes, of which two include Oumph!: Baked Potato Skins and the BBQ No Meat Hot'n Sweet Pizza. Oumph! also becomes an option for those who want to choose their pizza topping themselves.Read more..
Oumph! Kebab Spiced wins Best Vegan Meat award
Oumph! Kebab Spiced has been awarded Best Vegan Meat by PETA UK. PETA's verdict reads: "Oumph! produces a selection of vegan meats, all of which are very tasty. Our favourite variety, though, is Kebab, which is seasoned with a host of classic kebab spices. Once you taste it, you’ll know why it’s called Oumph!"Read more..
Oumph! plant-based pizza finally in the UK
Oumph! are launching their plant-based frozen Italian Style pizza in 179 Tesco stores in the UK from 16th of September. The Oumph! Italian Style pizza is inspired by Italy with semi-dried tomatoes, rocket, thyme and garlic seasoned Oumph!, and organic and plant-based cheese. The pizza base is hand-stretched and baked in a wood-fired brick oven.Read more..
From Atria to Food for Progress
Swedish food company Food for Progress, with plant-based brands like Oumph! and Beat, recruits Hans Mathiason as Head of Taste and Texture. He is trained in processed meats and comes from a position as product developer at Atria Scandinavia. Prior to that, he worked at Dafgård, where he held several different roles.Read more..
From Lantmännen to Oumph!
Swedish food company Food for Progress hires Victoria Norviit as Brand and Category Manager for the vegan success Oumph! She comes from a position as Category Manager at Lantmännen Unibake.Read more..
Oumph! x 3 at Wayne’s Coffee
Now there are more vegan options to choose from at Wayne's Coffee. Already today, you can power up your lunch with a fresh and filling Pulled Oumph!, lentil and sweet potato salad. Later in August, a new vegan wrap and bagel will also be launched.Read more..
Oumph! enters the cooking stage at Just V Show in London 6-8 July
Award-winning Oumph! returns to Just V Show, in London 6-8 July, as this year’s official kitchen sponsor. Oumph!'s own chefs Fredrik Kämpenberg and Peter Segerblom will be cooking alongside a number of guest chefs, including Annabelle Randles aka The Flexitarian and Rob Warren - Veggie LAD demonstrating the versatility of Oumph! which makes is suitable for home cooking as well as food service.Read more..
Norwegian Peppe’s Pizza goes Oumph!
Peppe's Pizza, Scandinavia's largest pizza chain with 76 restaurants, is now launching a plant-based menu including two different Oumph! pizzas and a burger. They are also adding Oumph! as an option for the guests who want to choose their topping themselves.Read more..
Oumph! wins Silver and Bronze at FreeFrom Food Awards
Oumph! was awarded Silver in the Innovation category and Bronze in the Veggie Ready Meal category at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2018 at a ceremony in London last night. In the UK Oumph! is currently available at nearly 400 Tesco stores, Whole Foods Market and a number of independent retailers around the country.Read more..
Tesco launches award-winning plant-based Oumph!
The award-winning and plant-based brand Oumph! is now available in nearly 400 Tesco stores across the UK. Three varieties are part of the initial launch: Pulled Oumph!, Kebab Spiced and The Chunk, which is unseasoned. By adding Oumph! to its range, Tesco is continuing to respond to strong customer demand for plant-based foods.Read more..
Two Oumph! products shortlisted in FreeFrom Food Awards
Wohoo! We're excited to announce that Oumph! has been shortlisted for two products in two different categories in the FreeFrom Food Awards 2018 in the UK. Pulled Oumph! and The Chunk are shortlisted in the Innovations category, and Pulled Oumph! is also shortlisted in the Veggie Ready Meals category.Read more..
Food for Progress recruits from KRAV
Swedish Food for Progress, with brands like Oumph! and Beat, hires Nina Nilsson as Market Coordinator UK. Nina comes from a position as Account Manager Processing & International Trade at KRAV, a key player in the organic market in Sweden.Read more..
Nick Jacobs joins Food for Progress as Head of Sales in the UK
Food for Progress, with brands like award-winning plant-based Oumph! and Beat, hires Nick Jacobs as Head of Sales in the UK. With his extensive experience and network, Nick Jacobs will be the right person to head the UK sales team as the demand for Oumph! is rapidly increasing in the UK.Read more..
After Oumph! comes… the Oumph! pizza!
We are now introducing two new fully plant-based frozen pizzas in Swedish stores: Oumph! Grilled Style Pizza and Oumph! Italian Style Pizza. The pizzas have great crust, are baked in wood-fired brick ovens and topped with Oumph! Fast and good food that fills your stomach and also benefits the environment.Read more..
Swedish Oumph! Product of the Year in Norway
Competing with 55 other products, Oumph! from Food for Progress, was awarded Foodservice Product of the Year by Norwegian NorgesGruppen and Asko. “A real innovation that hits many important points for innovation,” according to the jury.Read more..
Food for Progress reinforces sales with Jonas Borg as Head of Private Label & Joint Ventures
Swedish food company Food for Progress, with brands like Oumph! and Beat, hires Jonas Borg. Jonas has many years of sales experience in the food industry behind him and will now be responsible for the two existing business areas, Private Label and Joint Venture.Read more..
Try Oumph! at Thanksgiving Fair, Whole Foods Market Camden
Meet award-winning plant-based Oumph! at Whole Foods Market Camden this Saturday, as the store hosts a vegan Thanksgiving fair. The day will offer an indulgence in Thanksgiving treats as part of World Vegan Month, and to make sure to get you in the festive spirit! Saturday, 18th November, 11am – 7pm, Whole Foods Market Camden Town, Parkway, London NW1 7PN.Read more..
Food for Progress nominated for Supplier of the Year
Swedish food company Food for Progress, with brands like Oumph! and Beat, may become Supplier of the Year in the Fast Food Awards, a competition that rewards good initiatives in the industry.Read more..
RISE wants to give Swedish peas a chance
Swedish pea farming was severely affected by the closure of the Findus factory in Bjuv last spring. However, a group of RISE researchers are now co-investing with food companies Food for Progress, Lyckeby Starch and Findus Pea Farming Association in new products and new markets for the Swedish peas. “Give peas a chance” is the name of the project that will bring Swedish pea farming to a new level.Read more..
Oumph! Pop-Up lunches at Whole Foods Market in London
To celebrate Vegan Month this November, Whole Foods Market is hosting a series of exclusive Pop-Up lunches in two of their London stores, serving award-winning plant-based Oumph! Tacos and Kebabs. The first Pop-Up lunches take place at Whole Foods Market Kensington Tuesday 31 October and Wednesday 1 November. 11.30am - 2.30pm.Read more..
Food for Progress hires Peter Segerblom as Head of Food Concepts
Food for Progress, with brands like Oumph! and Beat, hires Peter Segerblom as Head of Food Concepts. Peter's previous work experience includes food and beverage management at O'Learys, as well as running restaurants and catering companies. In recent years he has been a food and drink consultant.Read more..
Susanne Ekstedt from RISE is Food for Progress’ new top recruitment
Swedish food company Food for Progress, with brands like Oumph! and Beat, recruits Susanne Ekstedt as Head of Innovation. Susanne comes from RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden.Read more..
OUMPH! Now at Whole Foods Market in the UK
Award-winning plant-based Oumph! is now avaliable at Whole Food Market stores in the UK. Four varieties are part of the initial launch: Pulled Oumph!, Thyme & Garlic, Kebab Spiced and The Chunk. The Oumph! products are designed to create cravings for a wide audience, including families, foodies, chefs and fast food loving vegans.Read more..
OUMPH! – A SUCCESS AT JUST V SHOW
Award-winning plant-based Oumph! was a great success at the recent Just V Show in London. Food for Progress launches award-winning Oumph! at Whole Food Market stores in the UK in September. Four products will be part of the initial launch: Pulled Oumph!, Thyme & Garlic, Kebab Spiced and The Chunk. Oumph! is made from soya beans. It's completely plant-based, free from gluten, dairy and nuts.Read more..
Oumph! launches at Whole Foods Market in the UK
Food for Progress launches award-winning Oumph! at Whole Food Market stores in the UK in September. Four products will be part of the initial launch: Pulled Oumph!, Thyme & Garlic, Kebab Spiced and The Chunk. Meet Oumph! at the Just V Show, which co-locates with The Allergy & Free From Show in London's Olympia 7-9 July. Stand: V105.Read more..
Everything you need to know about perfectly barbecuing Oumph!
Feel like barbecuing Oumph? But not sure how to do it? No worries, it is super easy. Here are five tips for a really awesome BBQ!Read more..
Food for Progress in research collaboration on sustainable food consumption
The Swedish Foundation for Environmental Strategic Research, Mistra, provides 45 million for research into sustainable consumption. Food for Progress, along with other sustainability food pioneers, such as ICA, Max and Oatly, will provide quick feedback to researchers about what works in practice that will move sustainable food consumption from niche to mainstream.Read more..
Meet Oumph! New award-winning plant-based food from Sweden at Just V Show in London
Food for Progress presents Oumph! at the Just V Show, which co-locates with The Allergy & Free From Show in London's Olympia 7-9 July. Stand: V105. Oumph!, which is made from soya beans, has increased a flow of new consumers to the plant-based food sector, both in retail and food service. In 2016 Oumph! was awarded Food Product of the Year by the Swedish Grocers Federation.Read more..
Oumph! won “Nicest New Product” in Norwegian The Nice Awards
Swedish food company Food for Progress won the “Nicest New Product” category with their Pulled Oumph! product in The Nice Awards, Norway's first vegan competition. The prize was awarded on Saturday at the Oslo Vegetarian Festival.Read more..
Oumph! New award-winning plant-based food from Sweden at IFE 2017
Oumph! is a new mouth-watering food from the plant kingdom. Food for Progress presents Oumph! at IFE, International Food & Drinks Event, London 19-22 March. Stand: S3022a. Oumph! was awarded 'Food Product of the Year' in 2016 by the Swedish Grocers Federation. Oumph! increased the category growth in retail by 24% in Sweden over the past year.Read more..
Oumph! awarded the 2016 Grocery of the Year
On Thursday evening (6 October), the Oumph! concept from Food for Progress took home the 2016 Grocery of the Year award.Read more..
A playful, ambitious approach to societal challenges earns Food for Progress the 2015 Food Industry Award
Food for Progress Scandinavia wins the Food Industry Award for launching their product Oumph! with a playful yet ambitious approach. Keeping a close eye on societal challenges, an interdisciplinary team has approached sustainability with both respect and ambition.Read more..