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FDF Membership

FDF is a trade association working for and representing the food and drink producing and importing community. We are funded by membership subscription and represent the UK business of over 300 companies. Our members range from global brands to ambitious, growing SME's, to sole traders and we represent companies from across all sectors of the industry.

Support during Covid-19

At FDF we are monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and supporting members. We are in regular dialogue with the Government and its agencies on how the food and drink industry should react to the spread of Covid-19. Our job is to ensure that our members and others across the sector are fully informed of the most up to date guidance on the outbreak.

Find out more about our Covid-19 support.

Alongside our core membership we also offer Professional Affiliate membership.

Why should I join?

With a range of strategic, operational and practical benefits, we support our members in all aspects of their business.

Powerful advocacy, regulatory support and scientific expertise are just some of our members most valued member benefits.

What do I get?

Once you join, you and your team will have access to all our member benefits giving you;

  • Access to FDF experts on issues related to; food safety, sustainability, nutrition and health, trade policy, public affairs and more
  • Committees and working groups where you can get involved and keep up to speed on the topics, legislation and policy most relevant to your role
  • Food safety, sustainability and scientific expertise and latest developments around plastics and packaging
  • Opportunities to develop your business with insights and trends, partner offers and member discounts on events and training
  • Chances to connect and network with industry peers, hear from expert speakers and share best practice
  • Information and toolkits from our Brexit Roadmap to labelling and allergens and alerts and recalls
  • Help with challenging media issues and industry crisis management

How do I join?

Contact our membership team and they'll send you the relevant forms to get your membership up and running.

We want you to get the most out of membership so if you have any questions or if you'd like to discuss your needs further then please just get in touch by email or call 020 7420 7105/7208.

What are the membership fees?

Membership fees are based on your company's UK turnover and start at £231.30+VAT per million of turnover up to £750m and £143.92 per million of turnover thereafter.

The membership year runs January-December so is pro-rata for joining at a mid-point in the year.

Join today to take advantage of our invaluable support - there is no better time to become an FDF member!

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