The FDF’s members have access to unrivalled policy insight and expertise affecting food and drink manufacturing across the UK. Our core strength is our deep understanding of industry issues, which ensures we are well placed to deliver results for our members.
We are organised into seven expert teams of over 70 people across England, Scotland and Wales to help members navigate the complex and fast evolving policy landscape and keep you abreast of the latest developments wherever you are.Visit FDF Scotland Visit FDF Cymru
We work with government to shape successful trade policy and world leading borders, to support our members as they drive growth through international trade.
We publish economic analysis and insights highlighting the strength of UK food and drink manufacturing and opportunities to drive growth and productivity improvements.
Food processing ensures we have easy access to a wide range of delicious, nutritious and safe food and drink for families whatever their budget.
Innovation is key to developing the food and drink of tomorrow, and underpinning many of our ambitions be they around sustainability, healthy diets or safety.
Our members have continued to significantly reduce carbon emissions and water consumption, as part of their commitment to reduce our environmental impact.
The UK food and drink industry relies on packaging to help protect food, prevent food waste, and contribute to wider sustainability goals.
FDF members are committed to ensuring people have access to a wide range of food and drinks that can support a balanced lifestyle.
We organise seminars, briefings and workshops throughout the year. These are a great way to network with peers across the industry and share ideas and best practices.
We also facilitate events that allow our members to have a close dialogue with senior retailers and other important stakeholders.