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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.


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


7 April 2016

Press Release: FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health's calls for calorie equivalent labelling

FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health's calls for calorie equivalent labelling. More about FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health's calls for calorie equivalent labelling


22 March 2016

Press Release: FDF's stand at Big Bang Fair popular with students, parents and MPs

Representatives from some of the UK's most well-known food and drink companies came together to educate and inspire students to consider careers in food and drink manufacturing at the Big Bang UK Scientist and Engineers Fair held in Birmingham last week. More about FDF's stand at Big Bang Fair popular with students, parents and MPs


22 March 2016

Press Release: Food manufacturers respond to new salt intake data

Salt consumption in the UK has been on a downward trend for years, with voluntary recipe change from Britain's food and drink producers credited with driving much of this progress. FDF members alone have on average cut salt in their products by 8% since 2011. More about Food manufacturers respond to new salt intake data


16 March 2016

Press Release: Food industry response to the announcement of a sugary drinks tax in the Chancellor's Budget

Ian Wright CBE, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation responds. More about Food industry response to the announcement of a sugary drinks tax in the Chancellor's Budget


16 March 2016

Press Release: Glasgow pupils sample food industry careers during Baxters' 'Dragon's Den' challenge

On Monday (14 March) pupils at Craigholme School in Glasgow 'pitched' ideas for a new healthy soup to iconic Scottish food manufacturer Baxters. More about Glasgow pupils sample food industry careers during Baxters' 'Dragon's Den' challenge