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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.


18 December 2014

Press Release: FDF sets out ingredients for a successful 2015 and beyond

The food and drink manufacturing industry is committed to strengthening its industrial partnership with Government to deliver long-term, sustainable growth in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector. More about FDF sets out ingredients for a successful 2015 and beyond


18 December 2014

Press Release: FDF launches sustainable palm oil sourcing guide for food & drink

A new guide has been launched to support and encourage food and drink manufacturers on sustainable use of the world’s most widely used vegetable oil. More about FDF launches sustainable palm oil sourcing guide for food & drink


12 December 2014

Press Release: New Look Food & Drink Labels introduced across Europe

Food and drink manufacturers are making helpful changes to their labels in response to new European rules which come into effect tomorrow (13 December 2014). More about New Look Food & Drink Labels introduced across Europe


11 December 2014

Press Release: Scotland's small businesses cut salt, fat & calories in iconic foods

Bakers, butchers and other small and medium-sized food producers across Scotland have been lowering the salt, fat and calories in products, in some cases by over 50%, as part of an innovative industry and Scottish Government partnership.  More about Scotland's small businesses cut salt, fat & calories in iconic foods


11 December 2014

Press Release: FDF launches event to help Food and Drink Businesses Grow

Food and drink entrepreneurs can learn how to get their brand to stand out from the crowd at a new event in February.  More about FDF launches event to help Food and Drink Businesses Grow


3 December 2014

Press Release: Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry welcomes Autumn Statement Focus on Growth

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has welcomed the Chancellor's Autumn Statement commitment to business growth.  More about Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry welcomes Autumn Statement Focus on Growth


2 December 2014

Press Release: Enter The Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 Today

Entries are now open for the food and drink awards run by industry for industry. The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards offer companies the chance to gain national recognition for their achievements across the largest manufacturing sector in the UK.  More about Enter The Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 Today


28 November 2014

Press Release: Leading food manufacturers host students to inspire engineering careers

Seventy female students have gained first-hand experience behind the scenes of some of the world's biggest food manufacturers. More about Leading food manufacturers host students to inspire engineering careers


24 November 2014

Press Release: SFDF, RES and Interface Food & Drink Scoop Interface Collaboration Award

A Scottish Industry Advisory Group (IAG) which is committed to making the best use of the food and drink industry's diminishing resources and reduce waste has won a major Scottish award.  More about SFDF, RES and Interface Food & Drink Scoop Interface Collaboration Award


21 November 2014

Press Release: Moseley takes on Interim Director General role

Former Managing Director of General Mills UK, Eire & Nordic and FDF President from 2011-13, Jim Moseley is to become Acting Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, following the resignation of Melanie Leech. More about Moseley takes on Interim Director General role