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Here are the latest news stories from SFDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when SFDF issues a press release, please send an email to: pressoffice@fdf.org.uk.


9 September 2014

Press Release: Food businesses to go head to head at FDF awards

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9 September 2014

Press Release: FDF partners with MyKindaCrowd to inspire women into engineering

Today, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) announces a new partnership with youth skills initiative MyKindaCrowd and three of the UK's largest food and drink manufacturers to promote careers for women interested in engineering in food and drink.  More about FDF partners with MyKindaCrowd to inspire women into engineering


21 August 2014

Press Release: FDF responds to BIS' "Get in. Go Far" Apprenticeship scheme

Food and Drink Federation response to the launch of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills' (BIS) “Get in. Go Far” Apprenticeships scheme. More about FDF responds to BIS' "Get in. Go Far" Apprenticeship scheme


18 August 2014

Press Release: Foodie challenge resources developed for Scots Teachers

Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) has launched a trio of free, downloadable food challenge toolkits for teachers in Scotland to show pupils how food and drink products are developed and brought to market. .  More about Foodie challenge resources developed for Scots Teachers


7 July 2014

Press Release: Top speaker line-up announced for FDF Sustainability Convention

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced a line-up of top industry speakers for its first-ever Sustainability Convention at the British Museum on 21 October.  More about Top speaker line-up announced for FDF Sustainability Convention


4 July 2014

Press Release: FDF Awards - shortlist announced

Ground-breaking ideas, flourishing businesses and inspirational people make up the shortlists for this year's Food and Drink Federation Awards – the newest badge of industry excellence.  More about FDF Awards - shortlist announced


1 July 2014

Press Release: Food and drink manufacturers call for an industrial partnership with government

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the voice of UK food and drink manufacturers, today published Ingredients for Success: Delivering Sustainable Growth Beyond 2015, setting out its agenda for working in partnership with government after the 2015 general election.  More about Food and drink manufacturers call for an industrial partnership with government


1 July 2014

Information: FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security

In response to Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee report on Food Security - Production, supply and systems , Melanie Leech, Director General at FDF, said...  More about FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security


26 June 2014

Press Release: FDF response to SACN's draft report on carbohydrates and health

In response to the publication of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)'s draft report on Carbohydrates and Health, Barbara Gallani, Director of Regulation, Science & Health at the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of food and drink manufacturers in the UK, said:

“SACN's comprehensive analysis..."  More about FDF response to SACN's draft report on carbohydrates and health


26 June 2014

Press Release: FDF response to Public Health England's 'Sugar Reduction: Responding to a Challenge' paper

In response to the publication of Public Health England's 'Sugar Reduction: Responding to a Challenge' paper, Barbara Gallani, Director of Regulation, Science & Health at the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of food and drink manufacturers in the UK, said:

“FDF and its members recognise..."  More about FDF response to Public Health England's 'Sugar Reduction: Responding to a Challenge' paper