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Here are the latest news stories from SFDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when SFDF issues a press release, please send an email to: pressoffice@fdf.org.uk.


23 November 2016

Press Release: FDF response to Autumn Statement

FDF response to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon. Philip Hammond MP's Autumn Statement.  More about FDF response to Autumn Statement


16 November 2016

Press Release: Ensuring sustainable supply chains: A bespoke event for British business from FDF

With the global food system set to face unprecedented production and demand pressures over the coming decades, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is convening sustainability and trade experts later this month to focus on how manufacturers can develop secure, sustainable supply chains.  More about Ensuring sustainable supply chains: A bespoke event for British business from FDF


15 November 2016

Press Release: Sugar reformulation & labelling seminar for SMEs at Food Matters Live

Small and medium-sized food and drink producers can receive guidance on sugar reduction, labelling and claims at an upcoming seminar run by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Leatherhead Food Research (LFR). The free event will be held on 24 November 2016 at Food Matters Live in Excel, London.  More about Sugar reformulation & labelling seminar for SMEs at Food Matters Live


14 November 2016

Press Release: FDF rising star shortlisted in national Associations Awards

Dominic Goudie, Policy Manager (Exports, Trade & Supply Chain) at the Food and Drink Federation – the voice of the UK's largest manufacturing sector, has been shortlisted in the Young Association Executive of the Year category at the national Associations Awards. More about FDF rising star shortlisted in national Associations Awards


11 November 2016

FDF News: FDF moves to new headquarters and unveils new identity

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) moved into its new headquarters in Central London and unveiled a new visual identity on 9 November. More about FDF moves to new headquarters and unveils new identity


28 October 2016

Press Release: Nick Clegg MP to speak at FDF Brexit event

The Rt. Hon Nick Clegg MP will speak at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF)'s landmark Exiting the EU event on 1 November 2016. More about Nick Clegg MP to speak at FDF Brexit event


20 October 2016

Press Release: SFDF response to Scottish Government draft Independence Referendum Bill

As the voice of Scotland's food and drink manufacturers, who are a vital part of the Scottish economy, we will be consulting with our members and responding to this consultation. More about SFDF response to Scottish Government draft Independence Referendum Bill


17 October 2016

Press Release: Exiting the EU: A Bespoke Event for British Business from FDF

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is convening leading regulatory, policy and trade experts next month to debate the best way forward for food and drink companies as the UK strives to create a workable future relationship with the EU. More about Exiting the EU: A Bespoke Event for British Business from FDF


13 October 2016

Press Release: New Ambitions for Sustainability in Food & Drink Manufacturing

Food and drink manufacturers are today announcing a new set of commitments to further reduce environmental impacts, protect natural capital, and contribute to the delivery of a sustainable food system for the future. More about New Ambitions for Sustainability in Food & Drink Manufacturing


11 October 2016

Press Release: New survey reveals fragile food industry confidence

Concerns are mounting within the largest manufacturing sector in the UK – food and drink – and confidence is becoming more fragile, a survey of Food and Drink Federation (FDF) members published today reveals. More about New survey reveals fragile food industry confidence