FDF Scotland responds to the announcement of the new SNP leader

27 March 2023

FDF Scotland has responded to the announcment that Humza Yousaf is the new leader of the SNP Party.


Food and Drink Federation Scotland’s Chief Executive Officer David Thomson said:

 “Scotland has a fantastic food and drink industry, supporting everyone’s daily lives and providing great jobs and careers across the country. Our success is central to driving sustainable economic growth for Scotland.

“However our food and drink producers continue to face significant pressure as they grapple with persistent cost rises.  

“It’s vital that the new First Minister supports our industry and keeps costs down for Scotland’s households.

“We look forward to an early meeting with the First Minister to discuss how we can work together to ensure the future success of Scotland’s food and drink industry.”

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