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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.


12 September 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report

In response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report, Food and Drink Federation Chief Executive Ian Wright CBE said More about Food and Drink Federation response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report


11 September 2019

Press Release: Giving young people a taste of food and drink careers

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland is supporting 20 young people from across Scotland to secure a work experience or internship opportunity within the food and drink industry.  More about Giving young people a taste of food and drink careers


30 August 2019

Press Release: Scottish Government urged to support food and drink companies during turbulent times

FDF Scotland comment ahead of the publication of the Scottish Government's Programme for Government.  More about Scottish Government urged to support food and drink companies during turbulent times


22 August 2019

Press Release: Bathgate Academy raise money for local charity as part of food challenge

Before the school holidays (12 June 2019) TESCO Bathgate shoppers had the chance to take home some tasty Scotch Beef PGI burgers in exchange for a donation to charity.  More about Bathgate Academy raise money for local charity as part of food challenge


21 August 2019

Press Release: FDF response to HMRC announcement on auto-distribution of EORI numbers

Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said More about FDF response to HMRC announcement on auto-distribution of EORI numbers


7 August 2019

Press Release: FDF statement on competition laws in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Tim Rycroft, FDF Chief Operating Officer said More about FDF statement on competition laws in the event of a no-deal Brexit


25 July 2019

Press Release: Statement from FDF on the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary

Responding to the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary, Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said  More about Statement from FDF on the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary


23 July 2019

Press Release: Statement from FDF on the announcement of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP as the new UK Prime Minister

Responding to the announcement of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP as the new UK Prime Minister, Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said  More about Statement from FDF on the announcement of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP as the new UK Prime Minister


19 July 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation Response to Commons Exiting the European Union Committee report

FDF's Tim Rycroft gave evidence to the committee on the disastrous consequences of a no-deal exit for food and drink manufacturing.  More about Food and Drink Federation Response to Commons Exiting the European Union Committee report


27 June 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for Awards 2019

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the shortlist for the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2019, which take place on Thursday 19 September at The Royal Lancaster, London.  More about Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for Awards 2019