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18 May 2017

Press Release: On Ireland, it's time for negotiators' actions to match their rhetoric says FDF Director General

FDF director-general Ian Wright CBE speaks at the National Food Industry Summit in Dublin today. More about On Ireland, it's time for negotiators' actions to match their rhetoric says FDF Director General


9 May 2017

Press Release: FDF announces guest speaker for food and drink industry dinner

Political columnist and broadcaster Steve Richards as the guest speaker for our Food and Drink Industry Dinner on Monday 12 June 2017. More about FDF announces guest speaker for food and drink industry dinner


5 May 2017

FDF News: New date for FDF Convention

The date has changed from Thursday 11 May to Tuesday 11 July and the venue has also changed from the British Library to the British Museum.  More about New date for FDF Convention


4 May 2017

Press Release: Showcase Event Highlights Food and Drink as Exciting Career Destination

On Tuesday (2 May), teams of S2 pupils from four schools from the Perth and Kinross area presented the results of food industry related challenges to a team of 'dragons' as part of a showcase event exploring career destinations within the food and drink sector. More about Showcase Event Highlights Food and Drink as Exciting Career Destination


3 May 2017

Press Release: FDF manifesto outlines key policies for future food and drink industry success

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today set out the five key policies it believes the next Government should implement in order for the food and farming sectors to thrive on a global scale. More about FDF manifesto outlines key policies for future food and drink industry success


26 April 2017

Press Release: FDF and FDEA launch new guide to boost UK food and drink exports

Food and drink companies will receive advice to begin or accelerate their export journey today with the launch of a new five step guide. Currently only one in five of the UK's manufacturers export which presents a massive untapped opportunity for the industry. More about FDF and FDEA launch new guide to boost UK food and drink exports


18 April 2017

FDF News: FDF response to Prime Minister's call for a General Election

This morning the Prime Minister Theresa May announced her intention to seek an early election on 8 June 2017. More about FDF response to Prime Minister's call for a General Election


18 April 2017

FDF News: FDF's new fresh and flexible office

Case study about FDF's relocation and new office space at 10 Bloomsbury Way. More about FDF's new fresh and flexible office


12 April 2017

Press Release: FDF Awards 2017 - deadline for entries closes later this month

Food and drink businesses looking to showcase their outstanding achievements have until 28 April 2017 to submit entries for this year's Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards. More about FDF Awards 2017 - deadline for entries closes later this month


12 April 2017

Press Release: FDF member waste survey reports zero food and packaging waste to landfill

FDF has achieved its Five-Fold Environmental Ambition (FEA) target to send zero food and packaging waste to landfill by the end of 2015 at the latest. More about FDF member waste survey reports zero food and packaging waste to landfill