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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: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


23 November 2017

Press Release: UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017

Exports of all UK food and drink grew to £5.9bn in Q3 2017, up 14.7% on 2016. More about UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017


22 November 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement

FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement  More about FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement


21 November 2017

Press Release: FDF Awards 2018 Open For Entries

The 2018 Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards are officially open from today (21 November) for any food and drink business wanting to celebrate their achievements and the hard work of talented individuals.  More about FDF Awards 2018 Open For Entries


14 November 2017

Press Release: FDF food safety event explores food chain integrity

Safety, authenticity, and hygiene are a top priority for the food and drink manufacturing sector. The Food and Drink Federation's (FDF) annual Food Safety event, Evolving Science and Food Chain Integrity, will look at the technological approaches to enhancing food chain integrity and avoiding issues in a complex and fast-moving environment.  More about FDF food safety event explores food chain integrity


1 November 2017

Press Release: Water is essential for future UK food production

Government must recognise that water is a vital ingredient of our food and is essential to the economic performance of the agri-food sector.  More about Water is essential for future UK food production


26 October 2017

Press Release: FDF Scotland response to the Scottish Government's Diet & Obesity Consultation

FDF Scotland response to the Scottish Government's Diet & Obesity Consultation More about FDF Scotland response to the Scottish Government's Diet & Obesity Consultation


20 October 2017

Press Release: FDF response to European Council Summit in Brussels

FDF welcomes the fact that the process is moving forward and the language is positive. However, the pace of the negotiations has not been fast enough and many critical questions about our future relationship remain.  More about FDF response to European Council Summit in Brussels


20 October 2017

Press Release: FDF event looks to tackle the big health challenges

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will host its annual nutrition event on the 2nd November 2017 under the theme of Tackling the Health Challenge.  More about FDF event looks to tackle the big health challenges


12 October 2017

Press Release: FDF welcomes publication of the food and drink decarbonisation action plan

FDF has welcomed the publication today of the Food and Drink Joint Industry - Government Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Roadmap Action Plan. More about FDF welcomes publication of the food and drink decarbonisation action plan


12 October 2017

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference

“It’s been almost four months since the Prime Minister set out her offer for EU citizens to stay in the UK. The negotiators must put the politics to one side and focus on the people....." More about Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference