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26 April 2017

Press Release: FDF and FDEA launch new guide to boost UK food and drink exports

Food and drink companies will receive advice to begin or accelerate their export journey today with the launch of a new five step guide. Currently only one in five of the UK's manufacturers export which presents a massive untapped opportunity for the industry. More about FDF and FDEA launch new guide to boost UK food and drink exports


12 April 2017

Press Release: FDF Awards 2017 - deadline for entries closes later this month

Food and drink businesses looking to showcase their outstanding achievements have until 28 April 2017 to submit entries for this year's Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards. More about FDF Awards 2017 - deadline for entries closes later this month


31 March 2017

Press Release: Aberdeen pupils and teachers learn about foodie careers

Educators and students from the Grampian area attended an interactive event at Scotland's Rural College's (SRUC) Craibstone campus highlighting the variety of exciting careers available in the food and drink industry. More about Aberdeen pupils and teachers learn about foodie careers


29 March 2017

Press Release: FDF Statement regarding triggering of Article 50

FDF has issued the following press notice.  More about FDF Statement regarding triggering of Article 50


27 March 2017

Press Release: Coalition of food supply chain bodies outline joint priorities on trade

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has issued the below joint statement to Government officials highlighting core objectives and priorities for UK trade policy.  More about Coalition of food supply chain bodies outline joint priorities on trade


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