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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.


8 February 2017

Press Release: Food and drink industry delivers improved environmental performance, says FDF Sustainability Director

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) today publishes its annual progress report, highlighting the ongoing progress made under the Five-Fold Environmental Ambition (FEA) and taken forward under Ambition 2025, FDF's new sustainability commitments launched in 2016.  More about Food and drink industry delivers improved environmental performance, says FDF Sustainability Director


30 January 2017

Press Release: New resource to help pupils in Scotland understand food labels

FDF Scotland and its members from food and drink companies across the country are committed to helping people make informed choices about food.  More about New resource to help pupils in Scotland understand food labels


30 January 2017

Press Release: Crisis Management Event for the Food and Drink Industry

In order to help food and drink manufacturers develop the skills to respond to a crisis scenario, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is running a training event on Wednesday 22nd February providing expert guidance and a real-time crisis simulation. More about Crisis Management Event for the Food and Drink Industry


25 January 2017

Press Release: Industry experts gather for FDF's first Engineering and Automation event

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will gather industry experts from across the food and drink manufacturing supply chain at its first engineering and automation showcase event on the 28 February 2017. More about Industry experts gather for FDF's first Engineering and Automation event


23 January 2017

Press Release: FDF Response to Government industrial strategy announcement

FDF Response to Government industrial strategy announcement. More about FDF Response to Government industrial strategy announcement


23 January 2017

FDF News: FDF supports FSA's acrylamide campaign (23-27 January 2016)

FDF is supportive of the Food Standards Agency's acrylamide campaign. More about FDF supports FSA's acrylamide campaign (23-27 January 2016)


17 January 2017

FDF News: FDF comment following Prime Minister's Brexit Plan Speech

FDF statement following the Prime Minister's speech a short while ago. More about FDF comment following Prime Minister's Brexit Plan Speech


6 January 2017

Press Release: Formation of Gluten Free Industry Association

In response to the significant growth of the market for gluten free products, the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA) has been formed to support companies involved in the manufacture and trade of gluten free products. More about Formation of Gluten Free Industry Association


13 December 2016

Press Release: Premier Foods' Gavin Darby named FDF President-elect

Gavin Darby, Chief Executive of Premier Foods, has been elected Food and Drink Federation (FDF) President 2017 in succession to Dame Fiona Kendrick, CEO and Chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland. More about Premier Foods' Gavin Darby named FDF President-elect


9 December 2016

Press Release: Food and drink supply chain calls for action to restore labour market confidence

In an unprecedented act of cooperation, representatives from over 30 representative bodies in the UK food supply chain have signed an open letter calling on the Government to act to bring confidence to the labour market. More about Food and drink supply chain calls for action to restore labour market confidence