Our Professional Affiliate members are from a wide range of industries, providing services and expertise to the food and drink sector. We work closely with our network of Professional Affiliate members to ensure that they have the business development opportunities that work for them.

Food and drink manufacturing is a thriving sector, boasting the biggest global names and ambitious entrepreneurs. Food and drink manufacturing employs 468,000 people across every region of the UK and is a key part of the food and drink supply chain, which employs 4.2m people and is worth £126bn to the economy.

Through partnership with the FDF, affiliate members benefit from an enhanced profile to the UK food and drink industry and exclusive opportunities to connect with our members.

As an affiliate, you will receive unique opportunities to:

  • reach key decision makers
  • collaborate on joint initiatives
  • build your profile and expand your reach
  • share relevant content with FDF members
  • receive valuable industry insight and guidance.

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Our professional affiliates

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Membership provides a unique opportunity to network in the industry and increase your brand profile. Learn more about the opportunities and the type of activity we offer to support your food and drink strategy.


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FDF members

We represent and protect the interests of food and drink companies of all sizes, across all sectors of the industry. Our members range from global brands to SME’s and growing challenger brands.

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Our dedicated food and drink sector has further flourished in the years that we have been members of the Food and Drink Federation and the relationship with the FDF has blossomed into a true partnership. Through our membership we have been able to provide legal insight for members on the hottest topics of the day varying from food labelling, Brexit, supply chain through to all things COVID-19. The FDF recognise the expertise that we can bring to their members and call on us to provide this, they are also happy for us to make our suggestions on what we think would benefit their members and make the introduction and fully support and engage on the activities.

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Through our network of affiliates, FDF members can benefit from the support of legal, professional services and environmental partners. You can confidently work with our affiliates who understand your business needs and sector.

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Exclusive offers from our professional affiliates