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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.


29 November 2016

Press Release: FDF Awards 2017 Open for Entries

The 2017 Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards are officially open from today (29 November) for any food and drink business wanting to highlight their achievements and company stars. More about FDF Awards 2017 Open for Entries


23 November 2016

Press Release: FDF response to Autumn Statement

FDF response to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon. Philip Hammond MP's Autumn Statement.  More about FDF response to Autumn Statement


21 November 2016

Press Release: Food and drink exporters target growth in non-EU markets

Exports of branded food and non-alcoholic drinks shot up by 13.7% in the third quarter of 2016, according to new figures from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).  More about Food and drink exporters target growth in non-EU markets


18 November 2016

Press Release: FDF's Dominic Goudie named Young Association Executive of the Year

Dominic Goudie, Policy Manager (Exports, Trade & Supply Chain) at the Food and Drink Federation – the voice of the UK's largest manufacturing sector, was named Young Association Executive of the Year at the national Association Awards last night (17 November 2016).  More about FDF's Dominic Goudie named Young Association Executive of the Year


16 November 2016

Press Release: Ensuring sustainable supply chains: A bespoke event for British business from FDF

With the global food system set to face unprecedented production and demand pressures over the coming decades, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is convening sustainability and trade experts later this month to focus on how manufacturers can develop secure, sustainable supply chains.  More about Ensuring sustainable supply chains: A bespoke event for British business from FDF


15 November 2016

Press Release: Sugar reformulation & labelling seminar for SMEs at Food Matters Live

Small and medium-sized food and drink producers can receive guidance on sugar reduction, labelling and claims at an upcoming seminar run by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Leatherhead Food Research (LFR). The free event will be held on 24 November 2016 at Food Matters Live in Excel, London.  More about Sugar reformulation & labelling seminar for SMEs at Food Matters Live


14 November 2016

Press Release: FDF rising star shortlisted in national Associations Awards

Dominic Goudie, Policy Manager (Exports, Trade & Supply Chain) at the Food and Drink Federation – the voice of the UK's largest manufacturing sector, has been shortlisted in the Young Association Executive of the Year category at the national Associations Awards. More about FDF rising star shortlisted in national Associations Awards


11 November 2016

FDF News: FDF moves to new headquarters and unveils new identity

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) moved into its new headquarters in Central London and unveiled a new visual identity on 9 November. More about FDF moves to new headquarters and unveils new identity


7 November 2016

FDF News: Switchboard issues

FDF is experiencing a problem with its switchboard. More about Switchboard issues


28 October 2016

Press Release: Nick Clegg MP to speak at FDF Brexit event

The Rt. Hon Nick Clegg MP will speak at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF)'s landmark Exiting the EU event on 1 November 2016. More about Nick Clegg MP to speak at FDF Brexit event