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15 April 2016

FDF News: New degree apprenticeships plans unveiled to enhance sector's productivity

Continuing to open up future talent pipelines, industry will develop three new
apprenticeship degrees in collaboration with the National Skills Academy for
Food
and Drink (NSAFD) and National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB). More about New degree apprenticeships plans unveiled to enhance sector's productivity


15 April 2016

Press Release: FDF team out in force at Food and Drink Expo 2016

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will join hundreds of manufacturers from
across the UK when it exhibits at Food & Drink Expo 2016, from the 18-20 April 2016
at the NEC, Birmingham. More about FDF team out in force at Food and Drink Expo 2016


14 April 2016

FDF News: FDF publishes information in advance of EU Referendum

Following the announcement of the EU Referendum, to be held on 23 June 2016, the
Food and Drink Federation began a process of consultation with members on this
issue.  More about FDF publishes information in advance of EU Referendum


7 April 2016

Press Release: FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health's calls for calorie equivalent labelling

FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health’s calls for calorie
equivalent labelling. More about FDF response to the Royal Society of Public Health's calls for calorie equivalent labelling


22 March 2016

Press Release: FDF's stand at Big Bang Fair popular with students, parents and MPs

Representatives from some of the UK’s most well-known food and drink companies
came together to educate and inspire students to consider careers in food and
drink manufacturing at the Big Bang UK Scientist and Engineers Fair held in
Birmingham last week. More about FDF's stand at Big Bang Fair popular with students, parents and MPs


22 March 2016

Press Release: Food manufacturers respond to new salt intake data

Salt consumption in the UK has been on a downward trend for years, with
voluntary recipe change from Britain’s food and drink producers credited with
driving
much of this progress. FDF members alone have on average cut salt in their
products by 8% since 2011. More about Food manufacturers respond to new salt intake data


16 March 2016

Press Release: Food industry response to the announcement of a sugary drinks tax in the Chancellor's Budget

Ian Wright CBE, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation responds. More about Food industry response to the announcement of a sugary drinks tax in the Chancellor's Budget


16 March 2016

Press Release: Glasgow pupils sample food industry careers during Baxters' 'Dragon's Den' challenge

On Monday (14 March) pupils at Craigholme School in Glasgow ‘pitched’ ideas for
a new healthy soup to iconic Scottish food manufacturer Baxters. More about Glasgow pupils sample food industry careers during Baxters' 'Dragon's Den' challenge


15 March 2016

Press Release: FDF members overwhelmingly endorse UK remaining in EU

Britain’s leading food and drink manufacturers have given an overwhelming
endorsement to the campaign for the UK to remain in the European Union. More about FDF members overwhelmingly endorse UK remaining in EU


15 March 2016

Press Release: FDF is 'proud to be engagement partner'

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is proud to be an Engagement Partner of
Waste & Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP) 2025 Courtauld Commitment which is
aimed
at cutting the resources needed to provide food and drink by 20% by 2025.  More about FDF is 'proud to be engagement partner'