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15 January 2018

Press Release: FDF Members Deliver Continued Progress on Environmental Ambitions

FDF has today published its annual sustainability progress report, outlining the progress made by members to deliver its Ambition 2025. More about FDF Members Deliver Continued Progress on Environmental Ambitions


11 January 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the Prime Minister's speech on 25 Year Environment Plan

FDF and its members welcome the launch of Defra's 25 Year Environment Plan and its long-term commitment to clean sustainable economic growth. We look forward to studying the details of the Plan, and hope that it will sit alongside the Industrial Strategy in the creation of a long-term framework in which businesses can operate. More about FDF response to the Prime Minister's speech on 25 Year Environment Plan


15 December 2017

Press Release: FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks

FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks More about FDF responds to European Council progression of Brexit talks


13 December 2017

Press Release: Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations

Ahead of European Council meeting (14-15 December), FoodDrinkEurope and FDF welcomes the progress and positive tone that has been achieved in the negotiations that pave the way for Brexit talks to now proceed to stage two. More about Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations


13 December 2017

Press Release: FDF Scotland appoints new Chair

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland will appoint a new Chair for their Scottish Board. More about FDF Scotland appoints new Chair


8 December 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the Prime Minister's announcement on Ireland and the progression of Brexit negotiations

FDF press statement to the progression of Brexit negotiations. More about FDF response to the Prime Minister's announcement on Ireland and the progression of Brexit negotiations


1 December 2017

Press Release: Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations

Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations. More about Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations


28 November 2017

Press Release: FDF guidance to help manufacturers set the shelf-life of products

FDF has today published Industry Guidance on Setting Product Shelf Life. The guidance document aims to help food and drink manufacturers understand the requirements to assign the most appropriate 'Use By' or 'Best Before' date for their product. More about FDF guidance to help manufacturers set the shelf-life of products


27 November 2017

Press Release: Food and Drink Industry welcomes announcement of Sector Council inclusion in Government's Industrial Strategy White Paper

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today welcomed the publication of the Government's Industrial Strategy white paper, which announced the establishment of a Food and Drink Sector Council.  More about Food and Drink Industry welcomes announcement of Sector Council inclusion in Government's Industrial Strategy White Paper


23 November 2017

Press Release: UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017

Exports of all UK food and drink grew to £5.9bn in Q3 2017, up 14.7% on 2016. More about UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017