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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.


21 May 2020

Press Release: Gumtree Jobs partners with Food and Drink Federation to connect employers with displaced hidden heroes

Gumtree Jobs has announced a new partnership with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), who represent the interests of the UK’s biggest manufacturing sector, to link displaced jobseekers with employers in their local area. More about Gumtree Jobs partners with Food and Drink Federation to connect employers with displaced hidden heroes


19 May 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the UK's global tariff

"The FDF welcomes today's announcement of the UK's global tariff." More about The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the UK's global tariff


13 May 2020

Press Release: FDF responds to the Government's announcement regarding Trade Credit Insurance guarantee

"We are delighted that the Government has introduced a guarantee scheme for trade credit insurance." More about FDF responds to the Government's announcement regarding Trade Credit Insurance guarantee


6 May 2020

Press Release: The FDF and UK trade unions: working together to feed the nation

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), Unite, Usdaw, BFAWU and GMB, have joined together for the first time to commend the efforts of all those working in food and drink manufacturing who are doing so much to keep the nation fed and to maintain the UK's food security. More about The FDF and UK trade unions: working together to feed the nation


22 April 2020

Press Release: Industry Launches New Guidelines on Including Recycled Content In Packaging

Trade associations from across the UK food and drink supply chain have come together to publish a letter, calling on all Governments to ensure the continuation of critical imports and exports of food and drink at this critical time. More about Industry Launches New Guidelines on Including Recycled Content In Packaging


17 April 2020

Press Release: FDF Cymru appointment promoted by Welsh Government

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed Pete Robertson to the role of Acting Director of FDF Cymru.  More about FDF Cymru appointment promoted by Welsh Government


16 April 2020

Press Release: Trade associations call for the continuation of critical trade

Trade associations from across the UK food and drink supply chain have come together to publish a letter, calling on all Governments to ensure the continuation of critical imports and exports of food and drink at this critical time. More about Trade associations call for the continuation of critical trade


8 April 2020

Press Release: The FDF announces new partnerships with recruitment apps Placed and SonicJobs

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced a new 16-week partnerships with job recruitment apps, Placed and SonicJobs. More about The FDF announces new partnerships with recruitment apps Placed and SonicJobs


1 April 2020

Press Release: The FDF launches collaboration with recruitment app Syft to support members meet unprecedented demand

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is pleased to announce a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft. More about The FDF launches collaboration with recruitment app Syft to support members meet unprecedented demand


27 March 2020

Press Release: Letter from George Eustice, Defra Secretary of State

FDF is delighted that George Eustice, the Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs wrote an open letter expressing his appreciation for the hidden heroes working on the front line of food and drink. More about Letter from George Eustice, Defra Secretary of State