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The FDF urged Hammond to boost exports funding

Budget 2017

Budget requests: Boost export and R&D funding

By Matt Atherton

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to increase funding for food and drink exports and research and development (R&D), ahead of his first Budget today.

Leadsom (left) with ’s Elsa Fairbanks and Nairn’s Oatcake’s Kate Birrell

DEFRA’s food export policy to China under fire

By Matt Atherton

Environment secretary Andrea Leadsom’s plan to export more British food and drink products to China has been criticised by a panel of industrialists from the sector, members of which claimed even the most experienced exporters would struggle to break...

155,000 visitors attended the last Anuga show, held in 2013

British firms on waiting list for 2015 Anuga show

By Rick Pendrous

Capacity restrictions have prevented a number of UK food and drink manufacturers from exhibiting at this year's Anuga food show, which takes place in Cologne, Germany, from October 10 to 14.

Mumbai docks, where UK food manufacturers' products have been held

India’s new law could cost the UK millions

By Rod Addy

UK food and drink manufacturers could lose millions of pounds as exports to India languish at Mumbai docks after authorities blocked shipments following sudden regulatory changes.


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