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Here are the latest news stories from FDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF issues a press release, please send an email to: pressoffice@fdf.org.uk.


27 May 2016

Press Release: Bathgate Academy raise money for local charity as part of food challenge

Yesterday (26 May 2016) pupils from Bathgate Academy organised a fundraising event at their local TESCO where shoppers took home some tasty Scotch Beef burgers in exchange for a donation to charity. More about Bathgate Academy raise money for local charity as part of food challenge


18 May 2016

Press Release: FDF Response to Queen's Speech

FDF comments on the Government's Queen's Speech. More about FDF Response to Queen's Speech


17 May 2016

Press Release: Food & Drink Leaders look to the Industry's Future at FDF Dinner

The Food and Drink Federation last night called on businesses in UK food and drink to unite in the face of shared challenges, and do more to trumpet our successes and contribution to consumers, the communities we operate in and the national economy. More about Food & Drink Leaders look to the Industry's Future at FDF Dinner


13 May 2016

Press Release: FDF responds to CAP consultation

The FDF has responded to the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP)'s launch of a full public consultation on introducing new rules on the advertising to children of food and soft drink products in non-broadcast media, including online More about FDF responds to CAP consultation


11 May 2016

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation appoints Munday as Chief Scientific Officer

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) – the voice of UK food and drink– has appointed Helen Munday as Chief Scientific Officer. Helen will take up her new role in early summer 2016. More about Food and Drink Federation appoints Munday as Chief Scientific Officer


21 April 2016

FDF News: FDF Webinar on Food Engineering Degrees at Sheffield Hallam University

FDF is hosting a webinar to provide members with information on the Food Engineering degrees at Sheffield Hallam and letting members know how they can get more involved in the project More about FDF Webinar on Food Engineering Degrees at Sheffield Hallam University


20 April 2016

Press Release: New Food and Drink export guidance issued by FDF and FDEA

New guidance rolled out to food and drink manufacturers today will help existing and would-be exporters to compete in the fiercely competitive global marketplace. More about New Food and Drink export guidance issued by FDF and FDEA


15 April 2016

FDF News: New degree apprenticeships plans unveiled to enhance sector's productivity

Continuing to open up future talent pipelines, industry will develop three new apprenticeship degrees in collaboration with the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink (NSAFD) and National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB). More about New degree apprenticeships plans unveiled to enhance sector's productivity


15 April 2016

Press Release: FDF team out in force at Food and Drink Expo 2016

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will join hundreds of manufacturers from across the UK when it exhibits at Food & Drink Expo 2016, from the 18-20 April 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham. More about FDF team out in force at Food and Drink Expo 2016


14 April 2016

FDF News: FDF publishes information in advance of EU Referendum

Following the announcement of the EU Referendum, to be held on 23 June 2016, the Food and Drink Federation began a process of consultation with members on this issue.  More about FDF publishes information in advance of EU Referendum