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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.


15 January 2015

Press Release: FDF statement on Labour Party public health policy announcement

Response to the Labour Party's public health white paper from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the voice of UK food and drink manufacturing.  More about FDF statement on Labour Party public health policy announcement


5 January 2015

Press Release: Damehood for FDF President Fiona Kendrick

Fiona Kendrick, CEO and Chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland and FDF President has become a dame in the New Year's Honours for services to the food and drink industry and skills development.  More about Damehood for FDF President Fiona Kendrick


18 December 2014

Press Release: FDF sets out ingredients for a successful 2015 and beyond

The food and drink manufacturing industry is committed to strengthening its industrial partnership with Government to deliver long-term, sustainable growth in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector. More about FDF sets out ingredients for a successful 2015 and beyond


18 December 2014

Press Release: FDF launches sustainable palm oil sourcing guide for food & drink

A new guide has been launched to support and encourage food and drink manufacturers on sustainable use of the world’s most widely used vegetable oil. More about FDF launches sustainable palm oil sourcing guide for food & drink


12 December 2014

Press Release: New Look Food & Drink Labels introduced across Europe

Food and drink manufacturers are making helpful changes to their labels in response to new European rules which come into effect tomorrow (13 December 2014). More about New Look Food & Drink Labels introduced across Europe


11 December 2014

Press Release: Scotland's small businesses cut salt, fat & calories in iconic foods

Bakers, butchers and other small and medium-sized food producers across Scotland have been lowering the salt, fat and calories in products, in some cases by over 50%, as part of an innovative industry and Scottish Government partnership.  More about Scotland's small businesses cut salt, fat & calories in iconic foods


11 December 2014

Press Release: FDF launches event to help Food and Drink Businesses Grow

Food and drink entrepreneurs can learn how to get their brand to stand out from the crowd at a new event in February.  More about FDF launches event to help Food and Drink Businesses Grow


3 December 2014

Press Release: Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry welcomes Autumn Statement Focus on Growth

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has welcomed the Chancellor's Autumn Statement commitment to business growth.  More about Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry welcomes Autumn Statement Focus on Growth


2 December 2014

Press Release: Enter The Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 Today

Entries are now open for the food and drink awards run by industry for industry. The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards offer companies the chance to gain national recognition for their achievements across the largest manufacturing sector in the UK.  More about Enter The Food and Drink Federation Awards 2015 Today


28 November 2014

Press Release: Leading food manufacturers host students to inspire engineering careers

Seventy female students have gained first-hand experience behind the scenes of some of the world's biggest food manufacturers. More about Leading food manufacturers host students to inspire engineering careers