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Here are the latest news stories from FDF Scotland. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF Scotland issues a press release, please send an email to: kirsty.ritchie@fdfscotland.org.uk.


30 July 2020

Information: Welsh government publishes recovery strategy

In conjunction with Food and Drink Wales Industry Board, the Welsh Government have published priority actions to support the food and drink industry.  More about Welsh government publishes recovery strategy


29 July 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the National Food Strategy Interim Report

FDF has prepared the following response as we expect the publication of the National Food Strategy Interim Report. More about Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the National Food Strategy Interim Report


27 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the new UK Government's obesity strategy

The FDF responds to the announcement of the new UK Government’s obesity strategy More about The Food and Drink Federation responds to the announcement of the new UK Government's obesity strategy


24 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation responds to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals on obesity

The FDF response to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals. More about The Food and Drink Federation responds to speculation around forthcoming UK Government proposals on obesity


8 July 2020

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update

The Food and Drink Federation has released the following statement in response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update.  More about Food and Drink Federation response to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update


8 July 2020

Press Release: The Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for the FDF Awards 2020

The FDF has announced the shortlist for the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2020, which takes place on Thursday 4 February 2021 at The Royal Lancaster, London.   More about The Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for the FDF Awards 2020


25 June 2020

Press Release: Over 200 young people participate in FDF Scotland lockdown food challenge

To help keep pupils engaged with food education during lockdown, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland challenged young people across Scotland to design an innovative street food dish that they and their families would love.   More about Over 200 young people participate in FDF Scotland lockdown food challenge


17 June 2020

Press Release: The squeezed middle need support if hospitality restart is to succeed

New report says further support from the UK and devolved governments is vital to sustain manufacturers supplying the hospitality and food service market.   More about The squeezed middle need support if hospitality restart is to succeed


11 June 2020

Press Release: FDF Scotland response to the scottish government announcement on the Restricting Foods Promotions Bill

We welcome the announcement that the Scottish Government will not bring forward legislation to restrict the promotions of food and drink products.  More about FDF Scotland response to the scottish government announcement on the Restricting Foods Promotions Bill


10 June 2020

Press Release: Ambition needed from government and industry to achieve net zero in food and drink

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and SLR have today published a report which sets out how the food and drink industry can achieve the ambitious target of a net-zero carbon footprint by 2050 and the support it will require from government.  More about Ambition needed from government and industry to achieve net zero in food and drink