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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.


3 March 2015

Press Release: Ian Wright to lead FDF

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed Ian Wright to lead the organisation which represents the largest manufacturing sector in the UK.  More about Ian Wright to lead FDF


26 February 2015

Press Release: FDF supports UK's most promising food and drink entrepreneurs

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) strongly supports Defra's new Food Stars initiative launching today, which highlights some of the outstanding and innovative work that is happening in the sector. More about FDF supports UK's most promising food and drink entrepreneurs


14 February 2015

Press Release: FDF response to product recalls of several cumin-containing products

The Seasoning and Spice Association (SSA) supports the production of safe and wholesome foods and takes matters relating to food safety very seriously. More about FDF response to product recalls of several cumin-containing products


13 February 2015

Press Release: FDF's response to the new Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign

Responding to the new Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign funded by North West Directors of Public Health, Barbara Gallani, FDF's Director of Regulation, Science & Health, said:  More about FDF's response to the new Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign


13 February 2015

Press Release: Manufacturers Inspire Students to Consider Careers in Science and Engineering

Leading food and drink manufacturers will join forces next month to encourage more young people to consider an exciting career in the UK's largest manufacturing sector.  More about Manufacturers Inspire Students to Consider Careers in Science and Engineering


12 February 2015

Press Release: Three new Steering Group Chairs for FDF

Top leaders at McCain, Kellogg's UK and Coca-Cola GB will be taking on chairmanship of three important Food and Drink Federation (FDF) steering groups. More about Three new Steering Group Chairs for FDF


12 February 2015

Press Release: FDF's response to the BMJ sugar series

BuIn response to the BMJ series on sugar, Barbara Gallani, Director of Regulation, Science & Health at the Food and Drink Federation, the voice of food and drink manufacturers in the UK, said:  More about FDF's response to the BMJ sugar series


5 February 2015

Press Release: SFDF: Help us address skills gap to safeguard future of food

Businesses and educators must work even closer together to equip Scotland's future workforce with the right skills if its world-leading food and drink industry is to continue to thrive. More about SFDF: Help us address skills gap to safeguard future of food


29 January 2015

Press Release: New Awards for Regional Food Producers

Thriving food and drink businesses can now showcase their achievements nationally by competing for a new regional business award launched by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).  More about New Awards for Regional Food Producers


28 January 2015

Press Release: 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. More about Food and drink manufacturers slash CO2 emissions by more than a third