FDF stand proves popular at fair

UK food and drink companies gathered to educate and inspire students to consider careers in food and drink manufacturing at the Big Bang UK Scientist and Engineers Fair held last week.

The good, the bad and the ugly

February went from good to bad for Mars, starting with a welcome announcement that it is going completely artificial colour free, and ending with a product recall likely to cost the business dearly.

CBE for FDF director general

Ian Wright, director general of the UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has received a CBE for political and public service.

IFST appoints new president

Maureen Edmondson OBE is the new president of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST). Edmondson was invested as president during IFST’s annual general meeting on 12 March 2015. Of her appointment, Edmondson says, “I am truly honoured to be appointed president of IFST. A highly successful jubilee year has brought the institute into fresher focus. I […]

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FDF appoints new director general

The UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed Ian Wright as director general. Wright, who was corporate relations director with drinks company Diageo, will join the FDF before Easter. He succeeds Melanie Leech who left the organisation just before Christmas to join the British Property Federation. Jim Moseley, a former president of the federation […]

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