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14 June 2018

Press Release: Mastechef winner judges Scottish Primary Schools food challenge

On Tuesday (12 June) teams of pupils from primary schools across Scotland took part in a cook-off judged by a team of 'dragons' - including MasterChef: The Professionals winner Gary MacLean. More about Mastechef winner judges Scottish Primary Schools food challenge


24 May 2018

Press Release: First quarter food and drink exports grow by 5.5% to £5.2 billion

The latest export statistics reveal that Q1 2018 exports of food and drink have grown by 5.5% to £5.2bn, from £5.0bn in Q1 2017. Total exports to EU markets (+8.2%) grew faster than those to non-EU markets (+1.2%).  More about First quarter food and drink exports grow by 5.5% to £5.2 billion


17 May 2018

Press Release: FDF Confidence Survey - Food and Drink manufacturers remain resilient

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published the results of the first of its new quarterly business confidence surveys, polling a range of food and drink manufacturers from across the UK. More about FDF Confidence Survey - Food and Drink manufacturers remain resilient


16 March 2018

Press Release: Rules of origin: Food and drink sector faces hidden hard Brexit

A new report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM) from Global Counsel has revealed that the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the UK leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin. More about Rules of origin: Food and drink sector faces hidden hard Brexit


13 March 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement

Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement More about Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement


27 February 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to Defra's 'EU Exit: Defra Agriculture Consultation Paper' launch

FDF responds to the launch of the 'EU Exit: Defra Agriculture Consultation Paper' launch.  More about Food and Drink Federation response to Defra's 'EU Exit: Defra Agriculture Consultation Paper' launch


27 February 2018

Press Release: Access to EU third country trade deals vital to food and drink export success

Our latest export statistics reveal that any failure to secure continued access to the EU’s many preferential trade deals could have serious implications for the food and drink industry, with exports to these markets now worth more than £2bn to UK producers. More about Access to EU third country trade deals vital to food and drink export success


21 February 2018

FDF News: FDF response to Greg Clark NFU Conference Speech

In response to Greg Clark's speech today at the NFU Conference FDF has issued a response. More about FDF response to Greg Clark NFU Conference Speech


20 February 2018

FDF News: FDF response to Michael Gove's NFU Conference Speech

In response to Michael Gove's speech today at the NFU Conference FDF has issued a response More about FDF response to Michael Gove's NFU Conference Speech


18 February 2018

FDF News: FDF response to EFRA Committee report - Brexit: Trade in Food

FDF has issued a statement in response to the publication of the EFRA Committee Report - Brexit: Trade in Food. More about FDF response to EFRA Committee report - Brexit: Trade in Food