Business Confidence Survey Q2 2021

15 September 2021

FDF’s newly-released Q2 2021 Business Confidence report shows that net business confidence among food and drink manufacturers rose by 10% in Q2 2021, turning positive for the first time since last summer, as a result of the UK Government’s successful vaccination programme and the reopening of the economy.


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Key concerns for the rest of the year include increased costs, changes in the supply chain, access to skill labour and border and custom issues.

On the other hand, members see increased demand and new product launches as key opportunities for the rest of the year.

FDF produces Business Confidence reports on a quarterly basis which summarise member sentiment, key impacts on the industry, as well as key opportunities and challenges for the sector. See past reports below.