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FDF publishes shortlist for 2022 awards

FDF publishes shortlist for 2022 awards

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the nominees for this year’s FDF Awards, which celebrate exceptional talent, excellence...

July 6, 2022

Food and drink exports top pre-pandemic levels

Food and drink exports top pre-pandemic levels

UK food and drink exports with non-EU countries have soared above pre-pandemic levels for the first time, according to new...

June 1, 2022

FDF report shows wider range of healthy options available to consumers

FDF report shows wider range of healthy options available to consumers

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has unveiled its latest report as it celebrates the work of UK food and...

April 8, 2022

UK food and drink sees a significant and persistent drop in exports

UK food and drink sees a significant and persistent drop in exports

UK exports of food and drink are down £2.7 billion (-15.9%) in the first three quarters of 2021 compared to...

December 16, 2021

55% confidence drop for UK food and drink businesses

55% confidence drop for UK food and drink businesses

Businesses in the UK food and drink sector reported a net confidence drop of 55% (to -51%) in quarter three...

December 9, 2021

Paul Freeston elected as new FDF president

Paul Freeston elected as new FDF president

The FDF’s annual President’s Reception celebrated the handover of president Jon Woods to president elect, Paul Freeston, chair and chief...

December 5, 2021

FDF launches Net Zero handbook

FDF launches Net Zero handbook

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched its handbook to help food and drink manufacturers on their journeys to...

November 9, 2021

‘Food and drink manufacturers are close to breaking point’ – FDF

‘Food and drink manufacturers are close to breaking point’ – FDF

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has warned that consumers will inevitably face higher food and drink prices if manufacturers...

July 20, 2021

55% of UK food and drink exports to non-EU nations – FDF

55% of UK food and drink exports to non-EU nations – FDF

Exports of food and drink to non-EU markets topped sales to the EU in the first quarter of 2021, with...

June 18, 2021

Federation of Bakers set to join the FDF

Federation of Bakers set to join the FDF

The Federation of Bakers (FoB) is to join the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) as the industry works together to...

May 12, 2021

UK food and drink exports fall by 9.7% in 2020

UK food and drink exports fall by 9.7% in 2020

Santander UK and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) have launched an industry report showing that despite sporadic re-openings of...

April 21, 2021

Food and drink manufacturers will ‘welcome’ today’s budget – FDF

Food and drink manufacturers will ‘welcome’ today’s budget – FDF

The chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), Ian Wright CBE, said that food and drink manufacturers will...

March 3, 2021

FDF urges government to review industry regulatory burdens

FDF urges government to review industry regulatory burdens

Ahead of the Chancellor’s budget announcement next week, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief executive, Ian Wright CBE, has...

February 26, 2021

FDF revises Ambition 2025 plan due to early achievement of targets

FDF revises Ambition 2025 plan due to early achievement of targets

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today released its sustainability-focused Ambition 2025 Progress Report, seeing impressive progress with targets...

February 24, 2021

Food and drink industry ‘key to the country’s economic recovery’ post lockdown

Food and drink industry ‘key to the country’s economic recovery’ post lockdown

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out his four-step plan to lift lockdown restrictions across the UK which...

February 24, 2021

2020 Food and Drink Federation Awards winners announced

2020 Food and Drink Federation Awards winners announced

Representatives from across the supply chain came together virtually to celebrate the efforts of the food and drink industry over...

February 6, 2021

Timing of new rules on food promotions is ‘breath-taking and insulting’

Timing of new rules on food promotions is ‘breath-taking and insulting’

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has responded to news that promotions on food and drinks high in fat, salt...

December 29, 2020

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report which shows that exports of food and drink in the...

October 2, 2020