Join us for expert technical advice, early warning on issues impacting our industry and tap into opportunities to grow your business

Why join FDF?

FDF is the trade association protecting the interests of food and drink manufacturers of all sizes.

  • The voice of the industry, representing the UK food and drink manufacturing sector on a national presence
  • An indispensable hub of information
  • The first port of call for Government on any issue relating to food and drink: Tap into our extensive links in Westminster, Holyrood and Brussels
  • The place industry can come together safely to tackle critical issues collectively
    • Technical/regulatory tasks can effectively be outsourced to FDF as our teams work behind the scenes to keep your products on shelves
    • We help you deal with challenging media issues - we will always take the lead on industry crisis management acting as the wave breaker when bad news could damage individual companies
    • Access to FDF experts on issues related to: food safety, sustainability, nutrition and health, trade policy, public affairs, and many more
  • Practical opportunities to develop business
    • Exclusive networking opportunities and discounts on FDF events and essential training
    • Opportunities to meet senior retail buyers at our Sales Directors' Forum
    • Take advantage of partner offers on services, information and other events
  • Come and work in FDF Offices* in Central London and access exclusive meeting room hire discounts

Applying for FDF membership

We have different types of memberships tailored to your size and needs. Find out about our Small Business Membership.

Our membership team will be happy to answer any questions that you have on 020 7420 7105 or email

More information

*limited number of times per year allowed within membership - please see membership contract