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21 August 2014

Press Release: FDF responds to BIS' "Get in. Go Far" Apprenticeship scheme

Food and Drink Federation response to the launch of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills' (BIS) “Get in. Go Far” Apprenticeships scheme. More about FDF responds to BIS' "Get in. Go Far" Apprenticeship scheme


18 August 2014

Press Release: Foodie challenge resources developed for Scots Teachers

Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) has launched a trio of free, downloadable food challenge toolkits for teachers in Scotland to show pupils how food and drink products are developed and brought to market. .  More about Foodie challenge resources developed for Scots Teachers


15 August 2014

Press Release: Food industry response to A-level results day

FDF's Competitiveness Policy Manager responds to today's A-Level results which show that take up of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects have increased for the fifth year in a row.  More about Food industry response to A-level results day


1 August 2014

Press Release: FDF Awards - shortlist announced

Ground-breaking ideas, flourishing businesses and inspirational people make up the shortlists for this year's Food and Drink Federation Awards – the newest badge of industry excellence.  More about FDF Awards - shortlist announced


16 July 2014

Press Release: Food industry experts share top career tips with future leaders

A tale of business triumph over adversity, an inspirational marketing story and insightful career advice were inspiring highlights for some of the UK's future food industry leaders at last week's 'Taste the Future' event in Liverpool.  More about Food industry experts share top career tips with future leaders


7 July 2014

Press Release: Top speaker line-up announced for FDF Sustainability Convention

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced a line-up of top industry speakers for its first-ever Sustainability Convention at the British Museum on 21 October.  More about Top speaker line-up announced for FDF Sustainability Convention


4 July 2014

Press Release: FDF Awards - shortlist announced

Ground-breaking ideas, flourishing businesses and inspirational people make up the shortlists for this year's Food and Drink Federation Awards – the newest badge of industry excellence.  More about FDF Awards - shortlist announced


1 July 2014

Press Release: Food and drink manufacturers call for an industrial partnership with government

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the voice of UK food and drink manufacturers, today published Ingredients for Success: Delivering Sustainable Growth Beyond 2015, setting out its agenda for working in partnership with government after the 2015 general election.  More about Food and drink manufacturers call for an industrial partnership with government


1 July 2014

Information: FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security

In response to Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee report on Food Security - Production, supply and systems , Melanie Leech, Director General at FDF, said...  More about FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security


26 June 2014

Press Release: FDF response to SACN's draft report on carbohydrates and health

In response to the publication of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)'s draft report on Carbohydrates and Health, Barbara Gallani, Director of Regulation, Science & Health at the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of food and drink manufacturers in the UK, said:

“SACN's comprehensive analysis..."  More about FDF response to SACN's draft report on carbohydrates and health