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The Food and Drink Federation is the voice of the UK food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the country.
Rt. Hon Dr. Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills speaking at the Food and Drink Federation annual President's dinner - The Dorchester, London - May 2011
Our members are food and (non-alcoholic) drink manufacturers of all sizes, and trade associations dealing with specific sectors of the industry.
Our key priorities are:
• Competitiveness - including business regulation, skills, employment legislation, occupational health and trade issues.
• Food Safety and Science – including issues regarding the food chain, genetic modification (GM), nanotechnology, allergen control, and food ingredients.
• Heath and Wellbeing – including front of pack and nutritional labelling, portion size, product reformulation, salt and transfats, workplace well-being, and the Public Health Responsibility Deal.
• Sustainability – including extending our influence across the supply chain, our Five-fold Environmental Ambition with FDF members reducing CO2 emissions, packaging, waste, water and transport.
Please use this site to find key information about our sector and our work communicating our industry's values and concerns to Government. You will also find information on key campaigns we are involved in.
FDF is a member of Dod's UK Manufacturing Dialogue.