Why join the Scottish Food and Drink Federation?

Who are we?

The Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) is the trade association protecting the interests of food and drink manufacturers of all sizes with a base in Scotland.

What do we do?

  • Getting your voice heard by key stakeholders on issues important to your business
  • Access to experts from across the food industry on key scientific and technical issues and strategies to resolve them
  • Early warnings on regulatory issues affecting the industry - help to interpret them for your business and how to change or overcome them
  • Helping you stay compliant with ever changing regulations at Scottish, UK and EU level
  • Support dealing with the media
  • Exclusive networking opportunities

What our members say

James Macsween, Managing Director, Macsween Haggis, Edinburgh

"The Federation is always willing and able to support our business, with advice on day to day matters and their email alert service keeps us up to date on all critical news."

Tony Dumbreck, Managing Director, Innovate Foods Ltd, Kirkcaldy

"With the SFDF team I feel that we can punch well above our individual weight and get listened to by our elected representatives and their officers."

Frequently asked questions

How will you help my day to day business?

You can save time and money by outsourcing technical and regulatory tasks to us. We have technical experts who can support you areas including microbiological control in high risk foods or what the latest government scientific advice on a key nutrient means for your business.

SFDF lobbies on your behalf to make sure your voice is heard where it matters.

Do you represent small companies?

We are delighted to represent businesses of all sizes and many of our members are small and medium sized operators.

How do you champion the industry in the media?

SFDF represents and defends the industry to the media on many issues affecting our sector. We proactively look for opportunities to promote our exciting industry and keep you up-to-date on media stories that may be of interest to your company.

Contact us today for more information or to join:

Telephone: 0131 229 9415
Email: sfdf@sfdf.org.uk