Lowest food inflation in 17 months

November food and non-alcoholic drink prices rose by 9.2% year on year, a slower rise than October’s 10.1% increase. November was the eighth month of easing food and non-alcoholic drink inflation and the lowest rate since May 2022. On the month, prices increased by 0.3%, following a 0.1% monthly rise in October.




Food and drink companies pledge to boost fibre in our diets

Over 20 food and drink brands have pledged their support to increase the amount of fibre in consumer’s diets after backing the Action on Fibre initiative launched by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). The FDF's Action on Fibre initiative aims to bridge the gap between fibre intakes and the dietary recommendation by making higher...




UK manufacturing holds key to unlocking Government’s domestic and global ambitions

The success of the UK's manufacturing sector will be central to Government's ability to deliver on its national ambitions to level up the whole country, reach Net Zero by 2050 and become a global science super-power. Today, five trade associations together representing sectors with nearly 800,000 employees, and an annual turnover of...




The Food and Drink Federation Announces Winners of Awards 2021

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards 2021, which took place last night at The Royal Lancaster in London, brought together over 500 guests to celebrate the efforts of the UK food and drink industry over the last year. Hosted by celebrity restaurant critic and food journalist for The Observer, Jay Rayner, the event toasted the achievements...




Food and drink industry launch new Action on Fibre initiative to boost consumer intake of fibre

As part of its new, annual, Celebrating Food and Nutrition Week, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has launched a new initiative – Action on Fibre - to help people boost their fibre intake. Action on Fibre is a proactive industry initiative, supported by many of the FDF’s members and well-loved brands. As part of this, food and...




The Food and Drink Federation publishes shortlist for the FDF Awards 2021

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the shortlist for the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2021, which takes place in person on Thursday 16 September 2021 at The Royal Lancaster, London. The annual awards honour the dedication and commitment of those working in the food and drink industry, including the efforts which have...




Report indicates how food and drink exports have been affected by lockdowns

The UK Food & Drink Federation (FDF) has reported a drop in UK food & drink exports during the pandemic of over £700 million to £5.1 billion

A reduction of 12.7% compared with the same time-period last year. Worst hit were exports to EU countries, which fell by 17.4% to £3.1 billion, mainly due to the pandemic and its impact on the hospitality sector. However, the Federation's analysis, which it published on 27 May) showed an increase in branded exports to the USA, China...

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