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Here are the latest news stories from FDF Scotland. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF Scotland issues a press release, please send an email to: kirsty.ritchie@fdfscotland.org.uk.


22 October 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's latest support package for businesses

Responding to the Chancellor's latest support package for businesses, Tim Rycroft, Chief Operating Officer at FDF said: More about Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's latest support package for businesses


16 October 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to Prime Minister's Brexit negotiations update

Responding to the Prime Minister’s Brexit negotiations update, Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said: More about Food and Drink Federation response to Prime Minister's Brexit negotiations update


9 October 2020

Press Release: FDF response to the Chancellor's business support measures

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement on further support for businesses, FDF’s Chief Executive, Ian Wright CBE, said:  More about FDF response to the Chancellor's business support measures


8 October 2020

Information: Economic Resilience Fund - Eligibility for support from the third phase

Businesses across Wales can now find out if they can apply for funding from the third phase of the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF). More about Economic Resilience Fund - Eligibility for support from the third phase


7 October 2020

Press Release: FDF Scotland's response to Nicola Sturgeon's announcement on coronavirus restrictions

Responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement on the latest Coronavirus restrictions, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland's Chief Executive Officer, David Thomson, said More about FDF Scotland's response to Nicola Sturgeon's announcement on coronavirus restrictions


1 October 2020

Press Release: H1 exports of food and drink fall for the first time since 2015

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published a report which shows that exports of food and drink in the first half of the year fell for the first time since 2015.  More about H1 exports of food and drink fall for the first time since 2015


29 September 2020

Press Release: Write to your local MP – highlight the importance of mutual equivalence for organic products

Last month, the FDF joined more than 30 organisations in signing a letter to the UK’s Chief Negotiator, Lord Frost, and The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Michael Gove MP, to raise awareness of the importance of securing mutual equivalence for organic products. More about Write to your local MP – highlight the importance of mutual equivalence for organic products


29 September 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation's response to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review of Shortage Occupation Lists

Responding to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review of Shortage Occupation Lists, Mark Harrison, Policy Manager for Employment and Access to Labour, Food and Drink Federation, said More about The Food and Drink Federation's response to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review of Shortage Occupation Lists


24 September 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan

Responding to the announcement of the Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan, FDF’s Chief Executive, Ian Wright CBE, said More about Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan


23 September 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation responds to the statement by the Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster

Responding to the statement by the Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, to the House of Commons on the preparations for the end of the transition period, FDF Chief Executive, Ian Wright CBE said More about Food and Drink Federation responds to the statement by the Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster