The FDF publishes quarterly export statistical reports outlining the latest UK food and drink export figures, which support companies with market prioritisation. Our reports provide a wide range of content, including analysis on the UK's top product exports, key destinations for UK exporters, areas with growth potential, and practical insight from our partners.

Trade reports

A UK trade and investment strategy for food and drink

In this report, we have set out a series of actions which champions the interests of the UK’s food and drink industry alongside delivering economic growth and providing greater choice and affordability of products for UK households.

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Exports snapshot: Q1 2022

The FDF’s newly released snapshot analyses trends in trade for UK food and drink in the first quarter of 2022 compared with 12 months previously.

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Trade snapshot: Full year 2021

The FDF’s newly released 2021 Trade Snapshot analyses trends for UK food and drink trade in 2021.

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Trade snapshot Q3 2021

The FDF’s newly released Q3 Trade Snapshot looks at UK food and drink trade up to September 2021.

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Exports H1 2021

FDF’s newly-released H1 2021 Trade Snapshot looks at UK food and drink trade trends during the first half of 2021.

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Exports snapshot: Q1 2021

FDF’s newly-released Q1 Trade Snapshot shows that for the first time in our reporting, non-EU exports of food and drink outgrew sales to countries in EU as a consequence of a large drop in sales, resulting from the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 and changes in the UK’s trading relationships.

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Exports case studies

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Nairn's

Nairn's know their oats. They have been baking with them since 1896. Using wholegrain oats grown in the nearby Scottish Borders, where the climate is perfect for slowly and naturally ripening the grains – the oats don't need insecticides. Nairn's aim is to make tasty, wholesome food that's as simple and natural as possible.

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Loch Duart Salmon

Loch Duart farms in the Hebrides and Sutherland in a sustainable manner making no compromise in our aim to produce extraordinary tasting Scottish salmon, which is sold to leading hotels, restaurants and retailers in the UK and worldwide.

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Joe & Seph's

Joe & Seph's are a family business from London with a mission to produce the best-tasting popcorn in the world, and were awarded FDF Exporter of the Year in 2016.

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Mr Lee's

Mr Lee’s Pure Foods are an award-winning brand of gourmet instant noodles. Using the finest ingredients, the noodles and their flavours are uniquely crafted from authentic recipes, created by the brand’s team of Asian innovators.

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Walkers Nonsuch

Walker’s Nonsuch is an independent family company specialising in making quality toffee.

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Delamere Dairy

Cheshire based Delamere Dairy sells a range of fresh and long-life speciality dairy products using cows, goats and sheep milk, for its milks, butters, yogurts and cheeses.

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Jordans & Ryvita

The Jordans & Ryvita Company is an owned subsidiary of Associated British Foods that produces whole grain breakfast cereals and crispbreads under the Jordans, Dorset and Ryvita brands.

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EU customs and trade support

We have been working to put in place a range of solutions that will help members moving goods into and out of the EU. This includes a programme of training courses, free expert guidance, customs support and staffing assistance.

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Report: FDF UK Food and drink exports report

09 May 2022

The FDF’s new UK Food and Drink Exports report reveals the latest breakdown of food and drink exports from across the UK during 2021.

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