Why should I join?

Regardless of your organisation’s size or sector, membership will provide;

  • relevant timely guidance and support
  • technical support/scientific expertise
  • value for money

FDF Cymru are the critical friend of the Welsh Food and Drink Industry. We encourage the difficult conversations with policy makers, media, government officials, and senior leaders in the sector to influence the issues that impact your business.

What does being an FDF member give me?

Once you join, you and your team will have access to all our member benefits:

  • Access to FDF experts on issues covering;
    • food safety
    • plastics & packaging
    • nutrition and health including HFSS,
    • trade policy covering export and imports
    • industry growth
    • sustainability and NetZero
    • devolved competence
  • Business development opportunities with insights and trends, partner offers and member discounts on events and training
  • Connect and network  with industry peers, hear from expert speakers and share best practice
  • Industry leading information providing your business with toolkits on topics like labelling and allergens through to alerts and recalls

As a member of the sectors largest and most influential trade association, you will ensure that your voice is heard at the highest level and that you have the opportunity to influence the issues that impact your business. We are the first port of call for Government on any issue relating to food and drink and are active across the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments on a wide range of policy areas.

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Become an FDF member

Join today to take advantage of our invaluable support.

Contact our membership team and they'll send you everything you need to get your membership up and running.

Download our membership application form and start making the most of all the benefits available.

There is no better time to become an FDF member!

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About FDF membership

How do I join?

Our membership team can answer any questions you have about becoming a member. Contact us for an informal chat about how we could help your business and everything you need to know to get your membership up and running.

The membership year runs January - December and is pro-rata for joining at a mid-point in the year. Membership fees are based on your company’s UK turnover.

Need to convince your colleagues?

We are more than happy to arrange a call or a meeting to discuss your needs further with no obligation. Please get in touch.

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What are the membership fees?

Membership fees are based on your company's UK turnover and start at £233.61+VAT per million of turnover up to £765m and £145.36 per million of turnover thereafter.

The membership year runs January-December so is pro-rata for joining at a mid-point in the year.

Join today to take advantage of our invaluable support - there is no better time to become an FDF member!

Other FDF memberships

The FDF is a trade association working for and representing the food and drink producing and importing community. We are funded by membership subscription and represent the UK business of over 800 companies.

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Academic affiliate membership

Our academic affiliate membership is open to universities, colleges and higher education establishments, who wish to develop and expand their connections with the food and drink industry.

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About the FDF Food and Drink Network

Our Food and Drink Network gives professionals in the food and drink industry the opportunity to come together and make valuable new contacts.

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Professional affiliate membership

Our professional affiliates offer professional services to the food and drink sector. Through these partnerships we hope that our members will benefit from their knowledge and insight.

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Our members

Our membership is made up of a wide range of companies and trade associations, from large international food and drink manufacturers with long-established brands to small companies manufacturing organic products.

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Exclusive offers from our professional affiliates for members

Through our network of affiliates, FDF members can benefit from the support of legal, professional services and environmental partners. You can confidently work with our affiliates who understand your business needs and sector.