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News - 2012

14-12-12

A DEFRA Family Food Survey was published on 13 December. The report presents statistics on food and drink purchases by UK households in 2011 and compares levels with previous years.  It also converts purchases into estimates of average energy and nutrient intakes.

14-12-12

Food and drink manufacturers have trebled the number of apprenticeships across the industry, beating an original target to double before the end of 2012.

14-12-12

UK industrial production fell 0.8% in October, well behind consensus expectations that it would grow by 0.8% after having fallen 2.1% in September.

13-12-12

Food and drink manufacturers have trebled the number of apprenticeships across the industry, beating an original target to double before the end of 2012.

 

07-12-12

Strengthening Scotland’s relationship with China has generated an additional estimated £220 million for the economy.

07-12-12

Young people will be able to directly engage with Scottish Ministers on efforts to support more 16-24 year olds into jobs later today.

07-12-12

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is to undertake a study to assess the allergen information that is currently being provided for foods that are sold as non pre-packed and pre-packed for direct sale (or 'loose foods').

07-12-12

A new guide to help food and drink companies large and small identify and manage supply chain risks as part of an approach to sustainable sourcing was been launched on 4th December 2012 by the Food and Drink Federation.

05-12-12

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement today, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) welcomed the changes to Capital Allowances and the intention to further reduce the rate of corporation tax.

FDF Director General Melanie Leech said:

05-12-12

A new guide to help food and drink companies large and small identify and manage supply chain risks as part of an approach to sustainable sourcing has been launched by the Food and Drink Federation.

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