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Here are the latest news stories from FDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF issues a press release, please send an email to: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


14 September 2020

Press Release: Research shows consumers are actively seeking healthier food

89% of Scots have at least one health goal and are actively seeking healthier food according to research by Food and drink Federation (FDF) Scotland with Levercliff. More about Research shows consumers are actively seeking healthier food


3 September 2020

Press Release: Organic food exports face outright ban if equivalence is not agreed in Brexit deal, food sector warns

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has circulated this release on behalf of the organic representatives, please find below the press release and letter attached. More about Organic food exports face outright ban if equivalence is not agreed in Brexit deal, food sector warns


3 September 2020

Press Release: Santander UK and Food and Drink Federation Report: Untapped export potential key for food and drink industry recovery

FDF has prepared the following response as we expect the publication of the National Food Strategy Interim Report. More about Santander UK and Food and Drink Federation Report: Untapped export potential key for food and drink industry recovery


30 July 2020

Information: Welsh government publishes recovery strategy

In conjunction with Food and Drink Wales Industry Board, the Welsh Government have published priority actions to support the food and drink industry.  More about Welsh government publishes recovery strategy


29 July 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the National Food Strategy Interim Report

FDF has prepared the following response as we expect the publication of the National Food Strategy Interim Report. More about Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the National Food Strategy Interim Report


27 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the new UK Government's obesity strategy

The FDF responds to the announcement of the new UK Government’s obesity strategy More about The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the new UK Government's obesity strategy


24 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation responds to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals on obesity

The FDF response to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals. More about The Food and Drink Federation responds to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals on obesity


8 July 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update

The Food and Drink Federation has released the following statement in response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update.  More about Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update


8 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for the FDF Awards 2020

The FDF has announced the shortlist for the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2020, which takes place on Thursday 4 February 2021 at The Royal Lancaster, London.   More about The Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for the FDF Awards 2020


25 June 2020

Press Release: Over 200 young people participate in FDF Scotland lockdown food challenge

To help keep pupils engaged with food education during lockdown, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland challenged young people across Scotland to design an innovative street food dish that they and their families would love.   More about Over 200 young people participate in FDF Scotland lockdown food challenge