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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.


6 March 2015

Press Release: FDF Celebrates International Women's Day

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) hosted a panel discussion at Rosebery Comprehensive School, for girls in Epsom, Surrey yesterday.  More about FDF Celebrates International Women's Day


6 March 2015

Press Release: Food sector innovators seek to inspire in new video series

Britain's food and drink producers must ramp up efforts to attract the next generation of nutrition experts, development chefs and innovation specialists if they are to continue leading the world in developing new, exciting and healthier products.  More about Food sector innovators seek to inspire in new video series


4 March 2015

Press Release: FDF responds to the publication of WHO's final guidance on sugars intake

Food and drink manufacturers recognise that poor diets and low levels of physical activity can contribute to an imbalance between calories in and calories out, which if sustained can lead to weight gain and obesity. More about FDF responds to the publication of WHO's final guidance on sugars intake


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