Economics publications

Business confidence survey

The FDF's Business Confidence Survey showcases the current economic views of FDF members on a quarterly basis.

Published October 2018

Published May 2018

Published February 2018

Economic contribution and growth opportunities

Published July 2017

FDF commissioned industry-wide report by Grant Thornton has highlighted key growth opportunities for the food and drink industry, the UK's largest manufacturing sector.

Growth through exports

Published April 2016

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, exporting has never been more important to UK businesses. Together, FDF and FDEA have produced this guide to get you thinking about core elements of the export process and who can help you along the way.