How we can help your business

Making the best use of your time and resource is key. Being an FDF manufacturing member will equip you with the expertise to grow, protect and strengthen your business. Whatever your size of business, FDF membership can help you.

We represent and protect the interests of food and drink companies of all sizes, across all sectors of the industry. Our members range from global brands to ambitious, growing SME’s, and artisan sole traders.

Membership is for the whole organisation, from your technical and regulatory teams to your commercial teams. Each of your employees will be able to access the benefits and wide range of support available to them.

Benefits of FDF manufacturing membership


Guidance and toolkits

From our Brexit Roadmap to labelling, allergens, alerts and recalls.


Opportunities for business growth

Through the latest insights and trends, industry advice and partner offers plus access to our Sales Directors' Forum.


Expand your network

Connect with industry leaders and peers through exclusive networking opportunities and events.

Join today

Join today to take advantage of our invaluable support - there is no better time to become an FDF member!

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About FDF membership

How do I join?

Our membership team can answer any questions you have about becoming a member. Contact us for an informal chat about how we could help your business and everything you need to know to get your membership up and running.

The membership year runs January - December and is pro-rata for joining at a mid-point in the year. Membership fees are based on your company’s UK turnover.

Need to convince your colleagues?

We are more than happy to arrange a call or a meeting to discuss your needs further with no obligation. Please get in touch.

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What are the membership fees?

Membership fees are based on your company's UK turnover and start at £233.61+VAT per million of turnover up to £765m and £145.36 per million of turnover thereafter.

The membership year runs January-December so is pro-rata for joining at a mid-point in the year.

Join today to take advantage of our invaluable support - there is no better time to become an FDF member!

Other FDF Memberships

The FDF is a trade association working for and representing the food and drink producing and importing community. We are funded by membership subscription and represent the UK business of over 800 companies.

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Academic Affiliate Membership

Our Academic Affiliate Membership is open to universities, colleges and higher education establishments, who wish to develop and expand their connections with the food and drink industry.

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About the FDF Food and Drink Network

Our Food and Drink Network gives professionals in the food and drink industry the opportunity to come together and make valuable new contacts.

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Professional Affiliate Membership

Our professional affiliates offer professional services to the food and drink sector. Through these partnerships we hope that our members will benefit from their knowledge and insight.

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) provides an invaluable service to businesses operating in the largest manufacturing sector in the UK. The FDF offers unique expertise and analysis of the latest trends and policy developments, providing advice to global brands and thriving smaller enterprises helping to propel their business to the next level. Food and drink manufacturers are forward-thinking, creative and resilient and it’s a pleasure to be involved in their journey to success.

Jon Woods, Coca Cola

FDF Member