Tag: Food and Drink Federation

Food inflation continues to trickle down

Food inflation continues to trickle down as industry bodies warn government not to be complacent on this with future costs on the horizon for many.
A shopper looks at receipts in a supermarket

Inflation sustains for January

Consumer inflation has sustained for January 2024 according to the Office for National Statistics, despite drops in food and alcohol prices.

HFSS ban postponed

THE UK Government has delayed it ban on pre-watershed TV and online advertising for foods deemed high in fat, sugar and salt.
Glasgow SSE Hydro

FDF’s net zero goal

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has made a commitment on behalf of its members, to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2040.
Joanna Waddell

Plastic strategy will affect retail

LATE last year CMS teamed up with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to host an event in Edinburgh, looking at the affect of plastic waste regulations on the nation’s food and drink sector.

No-deal competition freeze

Supermarket bosses, food and drink producers, and suppliers have called for competition law to be suspended in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit .

Heavy criticism of promo plans

Trade associations slam ScotGov plans

Objections mount

Sainsbury’s/Asda’s merger proving unpopular

Government plans include promo ban

ScotGov targets ‘unhealthy promotions’ in obesity strategy THE Scottish Government has revealed it intends to restrict the promotion of products high in fat, sugar or...
David Davis and Michel Barnier

Producers still at risk despite deal

FOOD and drink manufacturing in the UK could face a hidden hard Brexit if sufficient measures are not put in place to meet complex ‘rules of origin’ criteria

Growing… and in a good way

Food scares and scandals may be big news but Dr Colette Backwell, director of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation, argues that Scotland’s food...