Latest News

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.


3 September 2015

Press Release: FDF response to Jamie Oliver and Sustain petition for a sugary drinks tax

Ian Wright, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, said:  More about FDF response to Jamie Oliver and Sustain petition for a sugary drinks tax


2 September 2015

Press Release: Food & Drink Industry to Celebrate its Best at FDF Awards

On Monday 7th September the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 will celebrate the best and the most innovative and inspiring food and drink businesses across the UK supply chain.  More about Food & Drink Industry to Celebrate its Best at FDF Awards


1 September 2015

FDF News: FDF's Kate Halliwell named Nutrition Society Council Member

FDF's Nutrition and Health Manager Kate Halliwell has been announced as one of five new Nutrition Society Council Members. More about FDF's Kate Halliwell named Nutrition Society Council Member


28 August 2015

FDF News: FDF response to Jamie Oliver documentary

“We strongly share Jamie Oliver's commitment to improving public health and agree that change is needed." More about FDF response to Jamie Oliver documentary


27 August 2015

Press Release: CBE for FDF's Ian Wright

Today, Ian Wright, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, received a CBE for political and public service.  More about CBE for FDF's Ian Wright


20 August 2015

FDF News: Industry welcomes encouraging GCSE results day figures

FDF welcomes the figures from today's GCSE results and congratulate pupils on their hard work and dedication, which has contributed to an increase in attainment and uptake of key subjects such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  More about Industry welcomes encouraging GCSE results day figures


19 August 2015

Press Release: How to successfully export food and drink

FDF is hosting an event on 19 October to help small to medium sized food and drink manufacturers crack the exporting journey.  More about How to successfully export food and drink


13 August 2015

FDF News: FDF welcomes encouraging figures from A-level results day

FDF is working to develop a response and looking for member input into a consultation on 'Closing the Gender Pay Gap'.  More about FDF welcomes encouraging figures from A-level results day


31 July 2015

Press Release: Food Supply Chain Tackles Climate Change Challenge

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is bringing together industry experts to tackle the challenge of climate change at a special event on 10 November 2015.  More about Food Supply Chain Tackles Climate Change Challenge


29 July 2015

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation appoints new Corporate Affairs Director

FDF – the voice of UK food and drink– has appointed Tim Rycroft as Corporate Affairs Director. Tim will take up his new role in September 2015. More about Food and Drink Federation appoints new Corporate Affairs Director