The Food and Drink Federation (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. The annual awards honour the dedication and commitment of
Food and Drink Federation: Pandemic hits food and drink exports but non-EU sales of branded goods grow
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2020, food and drink exports fell by over £700m (-12.7%) compared to the same period in 2019. Sales to the EU were hit
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), Unite, Usdaw, BFAWU and GMB, have joined together for the first time to commend the efforts of all those working in food and drink manufacturing who are doing so much to keep the nation
Trade associations from across the UK food and drink supply chain have come together to publish a letter, calling on all Governments to ensure the continuation of critical imports and exports of food and drink at this critical time:
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is pleased to announce a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published its 2019 Business Confidence report, which reveals that while official data signalled weak investment and growth for food and drink manufacturing in the first three quarters of the year, the sector
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report today showing that Q3 food and drink exports have increased by 8.3% (y-o-y) to £6.2bn, largely driven by export value growth to non-EU countries (+13.1%), which was over twice that
The Food and Drink Federation and Santander have launched a new report highlighting the growth opportunities and challenges for the food and drink sector for 2020.
Food and Drink Federation: continued access to EU preferential trade agreements vital to avoid significant drop in export
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report today showing that food and drink exports have increased by 5.1% to £11.3bn in H1 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. Yet the rate of growth is lower
Responding to the announcement of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP as the new UK Prime Minister, Ian Wright CBE, FDF chief executive said: "The UK's largest manufacturing sector, food and drink, is central to our critical national infrastructure. The industry
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019 food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published ‘Gluten Labelling Guidance: Best Practice for Prepacked Foods which Include or Exclude Cereals Containing Gluten’. This updated UK best practice guidance provides advice to food business operators on how to label food
The chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), Ian Wright, has written to all MPs regarding potential Brexit options and what the consequences of those options might be for the UK food and drink industry, the UK’s largest
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published the second of its new quarterly business confidence surveys revealing that more than three quarters of manufacturers expect input prices to rise in the remainder of 2018.
DF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM) from Global Counsel has revealed that the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the UK leaves the EU as a result
The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that any failure to secure continued access to the EU’s many preferential trade deals could have serious implications for the food and drink industry, with exports to these
The latest export figures from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) show that the value of branded food and non-alcoholic drink exports rose to £2.4bn in the first half of 2016, an increase of £141.2m (+6.2%) when compared to the
UK’s exit from the EU is biggest single challenge industry faces, FDF director general tells inaugural Convention
Today, the Food and Drink Federation’s first ever FDF Convention is being held at Willis Towers Watson. Speakers will hail from Nestlé, Spar UK, Tesco, Mars UK, Mondeléz International, Coca-Cola GB, Weetabix, Agrico, HSBC, McCain Foods, Seabrook Crisps, and Kantar
KPMG's UK head of retail, David McCorquodale, has warned the chancellor's plans to introduce a new soft drinks tax to encourage companies to reduce the amount of sugar in the drinks they produce will increase retail costs and is
The BRC and the FDF with the support of Anaphylaxis Campaign and Coeliac UK are launching a guidance document which provides food manufacturers, retailers and enforcement authorities with essential advice on what must be considered before making a ‘free-from’ claim
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a digital campaign aimed at inspiring 16-18 year olds to consider a role in food and drink manufacturing. The Taste Success campaign includes three YouTube videos featuring young food heroes, created by