A Future in Food

A Future in Food programme helps teachers, pupils and parents better understand the food and drink manufacturing sector in Scotland, highlights the wide variety of careers on offer and explores the routes to access them.

Highlights from the FDF Awards ceremony

FDF Awards Ceremony 2014

Outstanding individuals, ambitious initiatives and growing food and drink businesses were recognised for their contribution to the economy, community and environment at the prestigious Food and Drink Federation Awards held 18 September.

TV and radio newscaster Katie Derham presented winners with their trophies at an award ceremony.

View the FDF Awards Winners 2014


  • delivering healthy growth Delivering Healthy Growth

    Putting health at the heart of growth.

  • Food and Drink Skills Ambassadors

    The Scottish Food and Drink Federation has created a Food and Drink Skills Ambassadors Network to harness the skills, knowledge and expertise of people working within the food and drink industry.

  • exports UK food and drink exports

    The export of food and non-alcoholic drink in the first half of 2012 grew by 2.2% to £5.9bn.

  • Productivity

    Government research shows that productivity in the UK's food and drink manufacturing sector is better than other parts of the food industry and the economy as a whole.