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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.


15 September 2014

Press Release: FDF and Open to Export launch food & drink export month to help boost overseas trade

The Food and Drink Federation today announces the start of a month of food and drink activity with online export community Open to Export, designed to help small and medium-sized food and drink companies grow their exports business. More about FDF and Open to Export launch food & drink export month to help boost overseas trade


9 September 2014

Press Release: Food businesses to go head to head at FDF awards

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9 September 2014

Press Release: FDF partners with MyKindaCrowd to inspire women into engineering

Today, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) announces a new partnership with youth skills initiative MyKindaCrowd and three of the UK's largest food and drink manufacturers to promote careers for women interested in engineering in food and drink.  More about FDF partners with MyKindaCrowd to inspire women into engineering


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


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