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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.


21 December 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Chief Medical Officer's comments about the food industry

Kate Halliwell, FDF Head of UK Diet and Health Policy said:  More about FDF response to Chief Medical Officer's comments about the food industry


10 December 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to Prime Minister's statement

FDF has responded to the Prime Minister's statement today. More about Food and Drink Federation response to Prime Minister's statement


6 December 2018

Press Release: UK Food and Drink exports reach £16.4bn in first nine months of 2018

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published analysis showing that food and drink exports increased by 1.8% to £16.4bn from January to September 2018, when compared to the same period in 2017.  More about UK Food and Drink exports reach £16.4bn in first nine months of 2018


30 November 2018

Press Release: Commerce unites to urge scrapping of new rates levy on out of town business

Twenty-one of the country's leading business organisations have written a joint letter to Scottish Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay MSP, urging him to scrap the proposed new business rates levy on out of town premises. More about Commerce unites to urge scrapping of new rates levy on out of town business


16 November 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation responds to news that Michael Gove is to remain in post

FDF has issued the following press notice: More about Food and Drink Federation responds to news that Michael Gove is to remain in post


15 November 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to possible Brexit agreement

FDF has issued the following press notice: More about Food and Drink Federation response to possible Brexit agreement


30 October 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation: More than a third of food and drink manufacturers facing increased costs as a result of 'no-deal' Brexit stockpiling

With less than five months to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union (EU), FDF's quarterly surveys have shown a significant decline in business confidence amongst food and drink manufacturers during 2018. More about Food and Drink Federation: More than a third of food and drink manufacturers facing increased costs as a result of 'no-deal' Brexit stockpiling


29 October 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Autumn Budget

FDF has issued the following press notice: More about FDF response to Autumn Budget