Food and drink manufacturers would face three key challenges after Brexit, warned the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) director general Ian Wright, speaking at the Processing and Packaging Machinery Trade Association show 2017.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has called on the government to create “a new sector deal” for UK food and drink manufacturers, to exploit export growth opportunities that are expected after Brexit.
The food and drink industry is “a genuine superpower” but must lobby government with a unified voice over Brexit to make that power felt, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) president Gavin Darby told the FDF’s Food and Drink Industry Dinner.
UK food and drink processors have the fourth largest turnover in the EU, despite having almost half the amount of companies as the second largest country France, a new study by FoodDrinkEurope has revealed.
Closing the yawning food and drink industry skills gap by attracting the next generation of industry scientists, engineers and technicians is the top priority of the new director of the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink (NSAFD) and the sector...