Food And Drink Federation

FDF UK and Scotland extend vital helping hands to the food and beverage sector. Pic: GettyImages/Kelvin Murray

FDF UK and Scotland rally to improve food affordability and health

By Gill Hyslop

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) UK has published a cross-government approach to ensure the sector continues to deliver consumer choice, affordability and tangible gains for the economy, while FDF Scotland applauds the sector's steps towards health.

UK wants to standardise environmental claims / Pic: Getty Images - Hype Photography

Anti-greenwashing project launches for UK food and drink sector

By Flora Southey

The UK’s Environment Agency has announced a project to standardise metrics to measure the environmental performance of the food and drink sector. FoodNavigator asks the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) for its take on the initiative.

The popularity of iconic British brands is fuelling the rise of exports, according to said Elsa Fairbanks of The Food and Drink Exporters Association, Photo copyright: iStock

'Iconic' brands boost British exports as overall trade falls

By Kizzi Nkwocha

Rising exports of branded food and soft drinks pull up British trade figures for 2015 as its competitive edge in the Eurozone is hit by falling oil prices and a strong pound,  the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said today.

Food and drink manufacturers are more optimistic about business prospects, revealed the FDF survey. The results mirror the latest CBI survey

Food manufacturers more optimistic about business

By Mike Stones

British food and drink manufacturers are stepping up investment, reflecting growing optimism about business prospects, according to a survey by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Nestlé and Bosch woo food processing recruits

Nestlé and Bosch woo food processing recruits

By Rod Addy

Nestlé has teamed up with Bosch Packaging Technology and trade body the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to recruit young talent for the UK food and drink manufacturing industry.

UK food industry trebles apprenticeships

UK food industry trebles apprenticeships

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The UK food industry has trebled the number of apprenticeships across the country since August last year, smashing its original target to double apprenticeships by the end of 2012.

Food and drink exports continued to grow in the first half of the year

UK food and drink exports continue to rise

By Mike Stones

UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports have continued to grow this year, rising to £5.9bn in the first six months of the year – an increase of 2.2% compared with the same period of 2011, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Melanie Leech

FDF pledges to raise UK food industry profile in EU

By Rod Addy and Ben Bouckley

UK food and drink manufacturers are under-represented in the European Economic Recovery Plan, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), which is aiming to promote the sector more at EU level in the coming year.

How the food industry can prepare for new government

How the food industry can prepare for new government

A UK general election is looming in this year, and the food indusrty will be affected by the changing political agenda. Public debt will come under the microscope, and the culling of quangos could mean a refocus for the FSA under a Conservative government,...

Forum for veggie manufacturers

Forum for veggie manufacturers

In a move that reflects the growing popularity in the UK towards
the consumption of a vegetarian diet, the Food and Drink Federation
(FDF) has launched a new voice for the £500 million (€786m)
vegetarian food and drink industry -...


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