The Food and Drink Federation (FDF)

The voice of the UK food and drink industry

The FDF is the membership body for the food and drink manufacturing sector. We represent and support food and drink companies, from ambitious sole traders and SMEs to the largest global brands. We respond to the issues and challenges shaping the world in which you operate, equipping our members with the opportunities and expertise to develop, grow and sustain their businesses.

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Food and drink industry news

The Food and Drink Federation Announces Winners of Awards 2021

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2021, which took place last night at The Royal Lancaster in London, brought together over 500 guests to celebrate the efforts of the UK food and drink industry over the last year.

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Food and drink industry launch new Action on Fibre initiative to boost consumer intake of fibre

As part of its new, annual, Celebrating Food and Nutrition Week, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has launched a new initiative – Action on Fibre - to help people boost their fibre intake.

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What we do

The FDF's activities on behalf of its members and the industry change over time to reflect the changing policy landscape. Nevertheless, food safety and science, environmental sustainability and the challenges around diet and health are long-standing themes.

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Action on Fibre

The FDF has launched our new Action on Fibre Commitment. Members signed up are committed to help bridge the gap between fibre intakes and the dietary recommendation.

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Diet and health

FDF members are committed to ensuring people have access to a wide range of food and drinks that can support a balanced lifestyle.

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Environmental sustainability

The FDF is committed to creating a thriving and sustainable UK food and drink industry that acts responsibly for the benefit of society and the environment.

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Report: Exports H1 2021

02 September 2021

FDF’s newly-released H1 2021 Trade Snapshot looks at UK food and drink trade trends during the first half of 2021.

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Report: Eating into household budgets: the Government’s recipe for food price inflation

20 July 2021

The report looks at the impact on industry and consumer food prices of seven different policies coming from either the sustainability or public health policy arenas.

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Podcasts

We produce weekly podcasts on developments within UK Food industry featuring Ian Wright, CEO and key policy staff as well ad hoc episodes on topical issues. The FDF Podcast is sponsored by Clarke Energy: Sustainably powering food and drink sectors

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