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.


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


23 July 2015

FDF News: FDF welcomes plans to boost productivity and grow food exports

FDF response to the plans announced today by the Prime Minister to boost productivity and grow food and farming exports. More about FDF welcomes plans to boost productivity and grow food exports


17 July 2015

FDF News: Industry welcomes long term strategy for UK food and farming

FDF welcomes the development of an industry-lead 25-year plan for the future of food and farming, following our attendance at today's development session with Defra, manufacturers and other key stakeholders.  More about Industry welcomes long term strategy for UK food and farming


17 July 2015

Press Release: FDF response to SACN carbohydrates & health report

FDF response to the publication of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) final report on carbohydrates and health. More about FDF response to SACN carbohydrates & health report


16 July 2015

FDF News: FDF supports launch of new Virtual Authenticity Network

FDF welcomes the creation and launch of the UK's new Virtual Food Authenticity Network, a Government-sponsored initiative to help to bring together those involved in food authenticity testing. More about FDF supports launch of new Virtual Authenticity Network


13 July 2015

FDF News: FDF response to BMA call for sugar tax

Responding to the British Medical Association (BMA)'s report 'Food for thought', Ian Wright, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, said: More about FDF response to BMA call for sugar tax


8 July 2015

Press Release: Food and drink manufacturers' response to the summer budget 2015

FDF response to the summer budget 2015. More about Food and drink manufacturers' response to the summer budget 2015


8 July 2015

Press Release: Taste of Food Engineering Careers for Local Pupils

Students from Bosworth Academy in Desford, Woodrush High School in Worcestershire, and the David Young Community Academy in Seacroft have received an exclusive insight into careers in food engineering from three of the UK's biggest food brands.  More about Taste of Food Engineering Careers for Local Pupils


7 July 2015

FDF News: FDF's new online event and meeting booking process

It has never been so easy to use the 'Events' section of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) website find, book and pay for one of our excellent workshops, seminars or conferences More about FDF's new online event and meeting booking process