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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.


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


17 July 2015

Press Release: FDF response to SACN carbohydrates & health report

FDF response to the publication of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) final report on carbohydrates and health. More about FDF response to SACN carbohydrates & health report


8 July 2015

Press Release: Food and drink manufacturers' response to the summer budget 2015

FDF response to the summer budget 2015. More about Food and drink manufacturers' response to the summer budget 2015


8 July 2015

Press Release: Taste of Food Engineering Careers for Local Pupils

Students from Bosworth Academy in Desford, Woodrush High School in Worcestershire, and the David Young Community Academy in Seacroft have received an exclusive insight into careers in food engineering from three of the UK's biggest food brands.  More about Taste of Food Engineering Careers for Local Pupils


29 June 2015

Press Release: FDF Members Save Over 5 Million M3 of Water

Members of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) who are working towards an industry-wide water reduction target have collectively reduced their water use by almost a quarter since 2007.  More about FDF Members Save Over 5 Million M3 of Water


29 June 2015

Press Release: FDF launches gluten labelling guide

FDF has launched a new best practice guide to help manufacturers adhere to the Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation and to provide consumers with clear and consistent allergens labelling.  More about FDF launches gluten labelling guide


23 June 2015

Press Release: Food and drink talent recognised by industry in awards shortlist

Innovation, creativity and passion underpin the exceptional ideas, people and businesses that have made the shortlist for this year's FDF Awards 2015. Following an overwhelming number of entries, the long-awaited shortlist has now been announced.  More about Food and drink talent recognised by industry in awards shortlist