The global food system is set to face unprecedented pressures over the coming decades as demand for resources and the effects of climate change intensify.

The FDF and our members are fully committed to cutting CO2 emissions, promoting efficient water use, building a more circular economy for packaging, embedding environmental standards in transport practices and reducing food waste. We also want to increase understanding of sustainable supply chains and natural capital.

The FDF responds to a wide range of consultations on issues that are important to our members including on environmental sustainability. View our consultation responses

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Ambition 2025

Ambition 2025 sets out the FDF's vision for a thriving, responsible and sustainable UK food and drink industry.

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Climate change agreements

Climate Change Agreements agreed with the Environment Agency provide CCL tax discounts in return for reducing energy use and CO2 emissions.

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Climate change and net zero

The UK food and drink industry welcomes the net zero target by 2050, with 2020 a key year for developing policy on climate change, energy and heat.

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Food waste

Food waste is a priority for UK food and drink industry, with a focus on driving out inefficiency to prevent waste and surpluses from occurring.

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Plastics & packaging

The UK food and drink industry relies on packaging to help protect food, prevent food waste, and contribute to wider sustainability goals.

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Report: Eating into household budgets: the Government’s recipe for food price inflation

20 July 2021

This report looks at the impact UK Government policies will have on food prices for both our food and drink manufacturing businesses and our household shopping baskets across the UK.

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