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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.


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


19 January 2015

Press Release: Is your food business prepared for a crisis?

Food and drink businesses are invited to test their preparedness for a crisis at an upcoming event, 'Crisis Management in the Food and Drink Industry', to be held on 26 February in London.  More about Is your food business prepared for a crisis?


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