Food industry responds to Commons vote

Food industry responds to Commons vote

Members of the food industry have responded to the recent vote in the House of Commons regarding Brexit, calling for more speed in confirming a deal. MPs have voted in favour of re-opening talks with Brussels and against a proposal to delay Brexit in order to prevent...
Food and Drink Federation appoints chief operating officer

Food and Drink Federation appoints chief operating officer

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the appointment of Tim Rycroft to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Rycroft joined FDF in September 2015 as director of corporate affairs. In this new role, Rycroft will provide direct support to FDF chief...
Ian Wright encouraged by ‘soft Brexit’ discussions

Ian Wright encouraged by ‘soft Brexit’ discussions

The Food & Drink Federation is “encouraged” by Government discussions at a recent summit which outlined a ‘soft Brexit’. Responding to the Brexit Chequers Summit, Ian Wright CBE, FDF chief executive, said: “Every day UK food and drink firms feed and nourish the...
Food industry responds to Commons vote

Brexit transition agreement reached

The UK has agreed to leave the European Union on 31st December 2020 and more clarity has been offered on the exit. The main aspects of the agreement are as follows: EU citizens arriving in the UK between the ‘leave date’ will have the same rights as those who arrive...