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.

Five-fold Environmental Ambition: Progress Report 2014

Food and drink manufacturers slash CO2 emissions by more than a third

Members of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) have reduced their carbon dioxide emissions by 35% - way ahead of the original target date of 2020.

A report published today shows that the target was reached against the 1990 baseline, with emissions falling by 664,000 tonnes of CO2.

The FDF Five-fold Environmental Ambition progress report details major improvements in sustainability performance in food and drink manufacturing operations since 2007.

View full report

Features

  • 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.