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  • Compared to 4 years ago, FDF member products contribute 11% fewer calories to the average shopping basket
  • Compared to 4 years ago, FDF member products contribute 11% fewer sugars to the average shopping basket
  • FDF members are selling 90.3 million fewer kilograms of sugars than they were in 2015
  • FDF members are selling 4.9 million fewer kilograms of salt than they were in 2015
  • Compared to 4 years ago FDF member products contribute with 14% less salt to the average shopping basket
  • The total food and drink market is selling 90.3 million fewer kilograms of sugars than they were in 2015
  • FDF members are selling 22.6 billion fewer teaspoons of sugars than they were in 2015
  • FDF members are selling:
    • 4.9 million fewer kilograms of salt
    • 90.3 million fewer kilograms of sugars
    • 1.2 trillion fewer calories
    • than they were in 2015
  • Compared to 4 years ago, the average shopping basket of FDF member products is lower in calories by 11%, sugars by 11%, and salt by 14%

EU customs and trade support

We have been working to put in place a range of solutions that will help members moving goods into and out of the EU. This includes a programme of training courses, free expert guidance, customs support and staffing assistance.

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Report: Trade snapshot Q3 2021

16 December 2021

The FDF’s newly released Q3 Trade Snapshot looks at UK food and drink trade up to September 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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Webinar: The future of imports: what you need to do to keep your goods moving

10 September 2021

Listen to this webinar for a full insight into the future of imports from the EU into the UK and what key guidance you need to know in order to continue trading without friction.

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Report: Feeding the Future: Working together to build the National Food Strategy

08 October 2021

The Food and Drink Sector Council offers food chain solutions as part of the industry’s contribution to the UK Government’s forthcoming National Food Strategy.

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