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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.


18 September 2015

Press Release: New Scottish Food and Drink Federation CEO Appointed

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) – the voice of UK food and drink– has appointed David Thomson as CEO of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF). David will take up his new role in December 2015.  More about New Scottish Food and Drink Federation CEO Appointed


8 September 2015

Press Release: FDF Awards Ceremony Honours Top Industry Performers

Last night, the prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards recognised outstanding individuals, ambitious initiatives and growing food and drink businesses for their contribution to the economy, community and environment. More about FDF Awards Ceremony Honours Top Industry Performers


6 September 2015

Press Release: Food & drink exports fall in value as exchange rates bite

The value of UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports has dropped, reaching a total of £6bn in the first six months of the year – a fall of 5.3% on the same period in 2014. More about Food & drink exports fall in value as exchange rates bite


3 September 2015

Press Release: FDF response to Jamie Oliver and Sustain petition for a sugary drinks tax

Ian Wright, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, said:  More about FDF response to Jamie Oliver and Sustain petition for a sugary drinks tax


2 September 2015

Press Release: Food & Drink Industry to Celebrate its Best at FDF Awards

On Monday 7th September the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 will celebrate the best and the most innovative and inspiring food and drink businesses across the UK supply chain.  More about Food & Drink Industry to Celebrate its Best at FDF Awards


27 August 2015

Press Release: CBE for FDF's Ian Wright

Today, Ian Wright, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, received a CBE for political and public service.  More about CBE for FDF's Ian Wright


19 August 2015

Press Release: How to successfully export food and drink

FDF is hosting an event on 19 October to help small to medium sized food and drink manufacturers crack the exporting journey.  More about How to successfully export food and drink


31 July 2015

Press Release: Food Supply Chain Tackles Climate Change Challenge

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is bringing together industry experts to tackle the challenge of climate change at a special event on 10 November 2015.  More about Food Supply Chain Tackles Climate Change Challenge


29 July 2015

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation appoints new Corporate Affairs Director

FDF – the voice of UK food and drink– has appointed Tim Rycroft as Corporate Affairs Director. Tim will take up his new role in September 2015. More about Food and Drink Federation appoints new Corporate Affairs Director