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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: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


8 February 2018

Press Release: FDF to host free cyber security event

The FDF is set to host its first Cyber Security event on 22 February, with a packed agenda exploring how businesses can protect themselves from cyber-attacks. More about FDF to host free cyber security event


7 February 2018

Press Release: Award winning butcher launches food challenge for Glasgow schools

S3 Pupils from three schools in East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire have been challenged by award winning local butcher, S Collins & Son, to create a new street food dish using Scottish meat. More about Award winning butcher launches food challenge for Glasgow schools


31 January 2018

Press Release: FDF Scotland responds to Scottish government diet and obesity consultation

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland has submitted their response to the Scottish Government's Diet and Obesity Strategy consultation.  More about FDF Scotland responds to Scottish government diet and obesity consultation


26 January 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Brexit Secretary David Davis' speech on the Brexit transition period

FDF response to Brexit Secretary David Davis' speech on the Brexit transition period. More about FDF response to Brexit Secretary David Davis' speech on the Brexit transition period


22 January 2018

Press Release: Millburn Academy get a taste of food careers

On Thursday (18 January) over 200 pupils from Millburn Academy in Inverness attended a special food and drink careers fair where they discovered the variety of exciting opportunities the sector has to offer.  More about Millburn Academy get a taste of food careers


22 January 2018

Press Release: FDF launches new guidance on comparative nutrition claims

The FDF has today published first of its kind Guidance on Comparative Nutrition Claims. The document provides detailed best practice guidance on the requirements and appropriate wording for comparative nutrition claims to be used in the labelling and advertising of food and drink products.  More about FDF launches new guidance on comparative nutrition claims


15 January 2018

Press Release: FDF Members Deliver Continued Progress on Environmental Ambitions

FDF has today published its annual sustainability progress report, outlining the progress made by members to deliver its Ambition 2025. More about FDF Members Deliver Continued Progress on Environmental Ambitions


11 January 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the Prime Minister's speech on 25 Year Environment Plan

FDF and its members welcome the launch of Defra's 25 Year Environment Plan and its long-term commitment to clean sustainable economic growth. We look forward to studying the details of the Plan, and hope that it will sit alongside the Industrial Strategy in the creation of a long-term framework in which businesses can operate. More about FDF response to the Prime Minister's speech on 25 Year Environment Plan


15 December 2017

Press Release: FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks

FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks More about FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks


13 December 2017

Press Release: Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations

Ahead of European Council meeting (14-15 December), FoodDrinkEurope and FDF welcomes the progress and positive tone that has been achieved in the negotiations that pave the way for Brexit talks to now proceed to stage two. More about Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations