Who we are
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is the voice of the UK food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the country.
We account for 15.7% of the total manufacturing sector by turnover and employ
around 400,000 people in the UK across 6,360 businesses. We are an incredibly
diverse sector, speaking on behalf of global brands and thriving small
We help our members operate in an appropriately regulated marketplace to
maximise their competitiveness.
We communicate our industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators,
consumers and the media. We also work in partnership with key players in the
chain to ensure our food is safe and that consumers can have trust in it.
Find out more about us
- FDF membership
FDF looks out for the interests of both large and small food and drink
- Our structure: How we work
FDF is structured so that it is focused on delivering results in the areas
that have the biggest impact on our members' businesses.
- Our Priorities
FDF is structured so that it is able to respond to the issues and challenges
shaping the world in which our members operate.
- Training and advice
Our understanding of the food and drink manufacturing sector is second to
Our policy experts can help you develop your own skills or those of your
employee base to deliver measureable results for your business.
- Our members
Our membership is made up of a wide range of companies and trade
from large international food and drink manufacturers with long-established
brands to small companies manufacturing organic products.