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Here are the latest news stories from SFDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when SFDF issues a press release, please send an email to: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


21 September 2018

Press Release: Food And Drink Federation announces Winners of Awards 2018

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2018, which took place last night at The Royal Lancaster, London, brought together over 500 guests to celebrate the food and drink manufacturing industry's contribution to the UK. More about Food And Drink Federation announces Winners of Awards 2018


20 September 2018

Press Release: FDF Appoints Tim Rycroft as Chief Operating Officer

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today announced the appointment of Tim Rycroft to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). More about FDF Appoints Tim Rycroft as Chief Operating Officer


18 September 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the MAC report on the impact of EEA migration in the UK

FDF has issued the following press notice in response to the MAC report on the impact of EEA migration in the UK More about FDF response to the MAC report on the impact of EEA migration in the UK


29 August 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation: Greater export support needed to compete with European rivals

The Food and Drink Federation is calling on Government to provide greater support for UK food and drink manufacturers to compete with European rivals following the announcement of strong export growth figures in the first half of 2018. More about Food and Drink Federation: Greater export support needed to compete with European rivals


23 August 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Government's No-Deal' Technical Notices

FDF response to Government's No-Deal' Technical Notices More about FDF response to Government's No-Deal' Technical Notices


21 August 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the Export Strategy

FDF response to Government Export Strategy  More about FDF response to the Export Strategy


1 August 2018

Press Release: Competitiveness of food and drink manufacturers hindered by rising costs

FDF has issued the following press notice: Competitiveness of food and drink manufacturers hindered by rising costs. More about Competitiveness of food and drink manufacturers hindered by rising costs


12 July 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Brexit White Paper

“The UK Government is right to make no-friction trade with our most important trading partner its number one Brexit priority; it is extremely encouraging that the White Paper seeks to do so." More about FDF response to Brexit White Paper


11 July 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for Awards 2018

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the shortlist for the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2018, which take place on Thursday 20 September at The Royal Lancaster, London. More about Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for Awards 2018


7 July 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the Brexit Chequers Summit

FDF Chief Executive Ian Wright CBE has issued a response to the Brexit Chequers Summit. More about FDF response to the Brexit Chequers Summit