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20 September 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation: Continued access to EU preferential trade agreements vital to avoid significant drop in exports

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report today showing that food and drink exports have increased by 5.1% to £11.3bn in H1 2019 compared to the same period in 2018.  More about Food and Drink Federation: Continued access to EU preferential trade agreements vital to avoid significant drop in exports


20 September 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation announces winners of Awards 2019

Last night over 500 guests gathered to celebrate the food and drink manufacturing industry's contribution to the UK at The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2019 at the Royal Lancaster, London.  More about Food and Drink Federation announces winners of Awards 2019


20 September 2019

Press Release: FDF statement on PHE Sugar Reduction Programme, Year 2 Report

FDF statement on PHE Sugar Reduction Programme, Year 2 Report More about FDF statement on PHE Sugar Reduction Programme, Year 2 Report


17 September 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to government not extending the Brexit transition period

FDF response to government not extending the Brexit transition period More about Food and Drink Federation response to government not extending the Brexit transition period


12 September 2019

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report

FDF response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report. More about Food and Drink Federation response to the publication of the Government's Yellowhammer Report


11 September 2019

Press Release: Giving young people a taste of food and drink careers

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland is supporting 20 young people from across Scotland to secure a work experience or internship opportunity within the food and drink industry.  More about Giving young people a taste of food and drink careers


30 August 2019

Press Release: Scottish Government urged to support food and drink companies during turbulent times

FDF Scotland comment ahead of the publication of the Scottish Government's Programme for Government.  More about Scottish Government urged to support food and drink companies during turbulent times


21 August 2019

Press Release: FDF response to HMRC announcement on auto-distribution of EORI numbers

Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said More about FDF response to HMRC announcement on auto-distribution of EORI numbers


7 August 2019

Press Release: FDF statement on competition laws in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Tim Rycroft, FDF Chief Operating Officer said More about FDF statement on competition laws in the event of a no-deal Brexit


25 July 2019

Press Release: Statement from FDF on the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary

Responding to the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary, Ian Wright CBE, FDF Chief Executive said  More about Statement from FDF on the announcement of Theresa Villiers MP as the new Defra Secretary