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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.


9 December 2019

Press Release: The FDF and Santander launches Food and Drink Industry Report 2020

The Food and Drink Federation and Santander have launched a new report highlighting the growth opportunities and challenges for the food and drink sector for 2020.  More about The FDF and Santander launches Food and Drink Industry Report 2020


20 November 2019

Press Release: Next UK Government must build on existing links to champion great national success story

The FDF has today launched its manifesto. It calls on the next UK Government to champion the nation's food and drink sector, and support long-standing industry proposals to boost the thriving sector's productivity.  More about Next UK Government must build on existing links to champion great national success story


29 October 2019

Press Release: The Food and Drink Sector Council calls on industry leaders to join a business-led movement to address productivity and workforce challenges

The Food and Drink Sector Council (FDSC) has today published a report outlining industry's ambition to address food chain productivity issues and the challenges it faces due to a shrinking labour supply. More about The Food and Drink Sector Council calls on industry leaders to join a business-led movement to address productivity and workforce challenges


19 October 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation's response to the news that the Letwin Amendment passes

FDF has issued the following press notice to the news that the Letwin Amendment passes. More about Food and Drink Federation's response to the news that the Letwin Amendment passes


18 October 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation urges MPs to think carefully ahead of Brexit deal vote

FDF has issued the following press notice ahead of Brexit deal vote More about Food and Drink Federation urges MPs to think carefully ahead of Brexit deal vote


17 October 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to news on a possible Brexit deal

FDF has issued the following press notice More about Food and Drink Federation response to news on a possible Brexit deal


15 October 2019

Press Release: Working together to deliver a good food nation

The National Farmers Union of Scotland (NFU Scotland) and Food and Drink Federation Scotland (FDF Scotland) have today highlighted their joint vision for a Good Food Nation in Scotland at a fringe event at the SNP Autumn Conference in Aberdeen.  More about Working together to deliver a good food nation


15 October 2019

Press Release: Response to Queen's Speech

FDF's response to today's Queen's Speech More about Response to Queen's Speech


10 October 2019

Press Release: FDF Response to Chief Medical Officer Report on Childhood Obesity

Kate Halliwell, FDF Head of UK Diet and Health Policy said More about FDF Response to Chief Medical Officer Report on Childhood Obesity


8 October 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the UK's updated temporary tariff regime

FDF response to the UK's updated temporary tariff regime. More about Food and Drink Federation response to the UK's updated temporary tariff regime