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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.


22 March 2017

Press Release: FDF looks ahead to sugar reduction drive

FDF comment looking ahead to the launch of the Sugar Reduction Programme by Public Health England. More about FDF looks ahead to sugar reduction drive


17 March 2017

Press Release: FDF to launch new SME membership offer at IFE 2017

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is to launch a new 'small business membership' at IFE 2017 which takes place from 19-22 March 2017 at the ExCel, London. More about FDF to launch new SME membership offer at IFE 2017


13 March 2017

Press Release: Food and drink supply chain calls for early agreement on future UK trade with Ireland

In a cross-sector act of cooperation, signatories from 35 representative bodies in the UK food and drink supply chain have signed an open letter calling on the Government to make an early agreement on future trade with the Republic of Ireland as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.  More about Food and drink supply chain calls for early agreement on future UK trade with Ireland


10 March 2017

Press Release: Product recall webinar with NFU Mutual

NFU Mutual will present a free product recall webinar on 22 March 2017 to help food and drink producers understand how best to plan for and manage a recall.  More about Product recall webinar with NFU Mutual


10 March 2017

Press Release: FDF and INCPEN publish sustainability checklist for packaging

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the Industry Council for research on Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN) today publish “Packaging for people, planet and profit – sustainability checklist”. More about FDF and INCPEN publish sustainability checklist for packaging


8 March 2017

Press Release: FDF Response to Spring Budget announcement

Food and Drink Federation: Response to Spring Budget announcement. More about FDF Response to Spring Budget announcement


7 March 2017

Press Release: Export and innovation support needed to offset low confidence – Food and drink manufacturers

As we await the Chancellor's Budget, business confidence among food and drink manufacturers has declined, driven by increased input costs, squeezed profit margins and uncertainty over Brexit terms, the latest survey from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveals. However, the sector continues to see opportunities for growth.  More about Export and innovation support needed to offset low confidence – Food and drink manufacturers


6 March 2017

Press Release: FDF submission, Budget 2017

FDF sets out our proposals for consideration ahead of the Government’s Budget on 16 March 2017.  More about FDF submission, Budget 2017


2 March 2017

Press Release: FDF hosts Groceries Supply Code of Practice training

FDF will host Groceries Supply Code of Practice Training run by the British Brands Group on 15 March 2017.  More about FDF hosts Groceries Supply Code of Practice training


1 March 2017

Press Release: FDF unveils new identity in Wales as FDF Cymru

The Food and Drink Federation is proud to announce this St. David’s Day that it is unveiling a new identity in Wales as FDF Cymru. More about FDF unveils new identity in Wales as FDF Cymru