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20 October 2017

Press Release: FDF response to European Council Summit in Brussels

FDF welcomes the fact that the process is moving forward and the language is positive. However, the pace of the negotiations has not been fast enough and many critical questions about our future relationship remain.  More about FDF response to European Council Summit in Brussels


20 October 2017

Press Release: FDF event looks to tackle the big health challenges

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will host its annual nutrition event on the 2nd November 2017 under the theme of Tackling the Health Challenge.  More about FDF event looks to tackle the big health challenges


12 October 2017

Press Release: FDF welcomes publication of the food and drink decarbonisation action plan

FDF has welcomed the publication today of the Food and Drink Joint Industry - Government Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Roadmap Action Plan. More about FDF welcomes publication of the food and drink decarbonisation action plan


12 October 2017

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference

“It’s been almost four months since the Prime Minister set out her offer for EU citizens to stay in the UK. The negotiators must put the politics to one side and focus on the people....." More about Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference


27 September 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the UK Labour Party Conference in Brighton

FDF response to the UK Labour Party Conference in Brighton. More about FDF response to the UK Labour Party Conference in Brighton


22 September 2017

Press Release: FDF response to Prime Minister's Brexit speech in Florence

FDF response to Prime Minister's Brexit speech in Florence. More about FDF response to Prime Minister's Brexit speech in Florence


22 September 2017

Press Release: FDF Awards ceremony celebrates industry leaders

The Food and Drink Federation Awards ceremony last night showcased the success and achievements of the UK's food and drink manufacturing industry. More about FDF Awards ceremony celebrates industry leaders


21 August 2017

Press Release: BRC Global Standards publishes food packaging materials guidance

BRC Global Standards has today published the first edition of a Global Guidance on Migration from Packaging Materials into Food. More about BRC Global Standards publishes food packaging materials guidance


18 August 2017

Press Release: UK Food and Drink exports see record growth in H1 2017

The first half of 2017 saw exports of all UK food and drink grow to £10.2bn, up 8.5% on H1 2016. More about UK Food and Drink exports see record growth in H1 2017


16 August 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the Government's position paper on future UK relations with the Republic of Ireland

FDF response to the publication today of the position paper on Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. More about FDF response to the Government's position paper on future UK relations with the Republic of Ireland