Food and drink industry news

Scottish food producers receive funding to make their recipes healthier

Today Gary Maclean - the National Chef of Scotland – announced the 14 food and drink businesses that will receive funding from Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland to help make their food healthier.

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Government must back UK food manufacturing to deliver food security and economic growth over the next decade

The FDF’s industry manifesto sets out our long-term vision for our sector.

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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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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.

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