Industry has welcomed additional Government support for UK hospitality, but SIBA says small breweries are being left out.
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No deal is bad for food and drink businesses, bad for food security, and bad for every household in Great Britain, says FDF.
IRI analysis shows that £3 billion is at risk if Government ban on promotions of food and drink products high in sugar, salt and fat proceeds.
In a new report published by the UK's Food and Drink Federation (FDF), exports of food and drink fell by 13.8 percent in the first half of the year, compared to 2019; yet there remain reasons for optimism.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reflects on the Migration Advisory Committee’s recent update on the Shortage Occupation List (SOL), welcoming acknowledgement of the lack of skilled workers in the UK food industry.
Santander UK and the FDF have published a report exploring the impacts COVID-19 has had on food and drink manufacturers and overall business confidence, highlighting exports as a "golden opportunity" for recovery.
Part one of the National Food Strategy has been published by Henry Dimbleby, offering recommendations for the future of food policy and trade. Here, New Food highlights the views of some key industry players...
Despite the fall in exports, the analysis also revealed that there was an increase in non-EU demand for UK branded goods, from countries such as the US and China.
The industry coalition, which includes the FDF, has launched the guidance to help policymakers better understand sector-specific issues by answering FAQs about using recycled content in packaging.
FDF’s Director of Membership and Commercial Engagement and incident lead on COVID-19 describes the impact coronavirus has had on food and beverage manufacturers and how FDF has been managing and offering support during the crisis.
FDF’s latest data shows that the proportion of UK manufacturers who were pessimistic about business conditions declined in Q4 2019, with more reporting improved business confidence than in any other quarter of the year.
Recommendations for the government’s future UK trade policy have been made by organisations from across the food and drink supply chain.