FDF Scotland

The voice of the UK food and drink industry in Scotland

FDF Scotland is the membership body for food and drink manufacturers and is a division of the FDF. We bring together business, government and stakeholders to ensure our manufacturers have the right conditions to grow, invest and employ, while continuing to produce high quality, nutritious and affordable food and drink.

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How we can help your business

We represent and support food and drink companies, from thriving small businesses through to major global brands. We make sure our members' views and concerns are heard by the Scottish Government, the UK Government, other policy makers, politicians, consumers and the media.

What we do

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Food and drink industry news

Double-digit food and drink inflation

Food and non-alcoholic drink inflation jumped to 12.7% in July compared to July 2021, up from 9.8% in June.

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Price of food staples to soar into 2023

Karen Betts has told PoliticsHome that massive hikes in production costs had already forced companies to raise food prices and shopping bills will continue growing into early next year.

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What we do

FDF Scotland’s activities on behalf of its members and the industry change over time to reflect industry needs. Nevertheless, food safety and science, environmental sustainability and the challenges around diet and health remain key issues.

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Environmental sustainability

Our members have continued to significantly reduce carbon emissions and water consumption, as part of their commitment to reduce our environmental impact.

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Diet and health

Scottish food and drink producers are playing a key role in enabling consumers to achieve a healthy balanced diet. Our Reformulation team is helping small to medium sized food companies to make their food healthier.

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People and employment

Having a skilled, engaged workforce is vital to running a successful food and drink business and will help secure the future of the Scottish food and drink industry.

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Cross Party Group on Food

FDF Scotland provides the Secretariat for the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Food - a policy forum bringing together stakeholders from across the food chain to discuss the key food issues in Scotland.

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Cross Party Group on Food