The FDF publishes reports and case studies across a wide range of policy areas highlighting the sector's achievements and shining a spotlight on its performance.

Latest publications

State of industry report Q4 2023

The Q4 FDF net confidence score fell to 0%, the first decline in five quarters. The outlook confidence score for Q1 2024 is 31%. Businesses are more optimistic as they expect stability or improved market conditions.

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FDF Trade Snapshot: Q3 2023

In Q3 the UK’s largest manufacturing sector had a total export value of £6.2 billion, falling 5.5.% when compared year on year.

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Case studies

Our bank of case studies provide examples of best practice from across the food and drink industry.

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Recorded webinars

A wealth of content provided by both our Professional Affiliates and our dedicated in-house teams. From current legislative updates to the future of the industry, we’re certain there is something for all those working in food and drink today.



We produce weekly podcasts on developments within UK Food industry 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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Events, training and webinars

FDF runs exciting events throughout the year including awards ceremonies, high-profile dinners, training and webinars.