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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: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


13 December 2017

Press Release: Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations

Ahead of European Council meeting (14-15 December), FoodDrinkEurope and FDF welcomes the progress and positive tone that has been achieved in the negotiations that pave the way for Brexit talks to now proceed to stage two. More about Joint FoodDrinkEurope - FDF statement on progression of Brexit negotiations


13 December 2017

Press Release: FDF Scotland appoints new Chair

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland will appoint a new Chair for their Scottish Board. More about FDF Scotland appoints new Chair


8 December 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the Prime Minister's announcement on Ireland and the progression of Brexit negotiations

FDF press statement to the progression of Brexit negotiations. More about FDF response to the Prime Minister's announcement on Ireland and the progression of Brexit negotiations


1 December 2017

Press Release: Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations

Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations. More about Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations


28 November 2017

Press Release: FDF guidance to help manufacturers set the shelf-life of products

FDF has today published Industry Guidance on Setting Product Shelf Life. The guidance document aims to help food and drink manufacturers understand the requirements to assign the most appropriate 'Use By' or 'Best Before' date for their product. More about FDF guidance to help manufacturers set the shelf-life of products


27 November 2017

Press Release: Food and Drink Industry welcomes announcement of Sector Council inclusion in Government's Industrial Strategy White Paper

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today welcomed the publication of the Government's Industrial Strategy white paper, which announced the establishment of a Food and Drink Sector Council.  More about Food and Drink Industry welcomes announcement of Sector Council inclusion in Government's Industrial Strategy White Paper


23 November 2017

Press Release: UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017

Exports of all UK food and drink grew to £5.9bn in Q3 2017, up 14.7% on 2016. More about UK Food and Drink Exports Grow 15% to £5.9bn in Third Quarter of 2017


22 November 2017

Press Release: FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement

FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement  More about FDF response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement


21 November 2017

Press Release: FDF Awards 2018 Open For Entries

The 2018 Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards are officially open from today (21 November) for any food and drink business wanting to celebrate their achievements and the hard work of talented individuals.  More about FDF Awards 2018 Open For Entries


14 November 2017

Press Release: FDF food safety event explores food chain integrity

Safety, authenticity, and hygiene are a top priority for the food and drink manufacturing sector. The Food and Drink Federation's (FDF) annual Food Safety event, Evolving Science and Food Chain Integrity, will look at the technological approaches to enhancing food chain integrity and avoiding issues in a complex and fast-moving environment.  More about FDF food safety event explores food chain integrity