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    • The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF)

      The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) 

      BFFF is the UK’s frozen food trade association, with over 350 members comprising Producers, Wholesalers, Importers, Exporters, Brokers, Retailers and related Associate businesses. Membership provides an excellent opportunity for frozen food companies and associates to gain awareness at both commercial and legislative levels and also to understand how BFFF is promoting the industry. The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has a unique and substantial membership covering the entire cold chain from large companies to SMEs, which increases its influence with Government and outside agencies

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    • Sustainable Restaurant Association

      Sustainable Restaurant Association 

      WHAT IS THE SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION? We believe the problems facing our food system are complex and urgent. We believe that every meal served out of home can not only taste good, but do good too. By providing consultancy, training and industry leading benchmarking to the food service sector, we help make that happen. We work with progressive businesses that see this opportunity to do more than just feed.

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    • The Scottish Wholesale Association

      The Scottish Wholesale Association 

      The Scottish Wholesale Association is the official trade association representing Scotland’s food and drink wholesaling businesses. We operate within six key pillars covering our main functions of liaison between our members, suppliers and the wider food and drink trade – lobbying, legislation, liaison, training, our annual awards initiative Scottish Wholesale Achievers and our Annual Conference. Our Foodservice Group highlights the growing importance of foodservice to the wholesale industry and provides a platform for our members and suppliers to work more closely together for mutual benef

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    • Snack, Nut & Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA)

      Snack, Nut & Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA) 

      The Snack, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA) is the trade association for the savoury snack food industry in the UK. SNACMA membership includes the main savoury snack manufacturers operating in the UK market, who together account for well over 90% of all sales. As the voice of the UK Savoury Snacks industry, our mission is to represent the interests of our members through active engagement with key stakeholders including legislators, regulators and opinion formers, helping to create a positive operating environment for the category and industry, leading to increased consum

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    • British Water

      British Water 

      British Water is a corporate membership association and has a wide and varied membership covering all sectors of the water industry. From consultants, legal and financial partnerships, manufacturers of equipment and multi-disciplinary contractors to SMEs and independent consultants. British Water works with colleagues in industry to bring a coherent approach to delivering in partnership with the water companies, the best for the British water industry.

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    • PPMA


      The PPMA is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 400 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice. The choice of packaging machinery for primary & secondary packaging can depend on various situations.These can include available budget, payback period, integration, associated running cos

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    • Food Storage and Distribution Federation

      Food Storage and Distribution Federation 

      The FSDF is the sole UK trade body that focuses on representing and supporting the interests of the entire food and drink logistics industry. This major industry sector is pivotal to the UK economy and to the population as a whole. The FSDF specialises in providing services specifically designed for food and drink logistics operators. The organisations profile with Government, academia and other allied trade bodies ensures that the industry’s interests are represented at the highest levels. We also pride ourselves on providing individual support and advice to our members and respondin

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    • The Food Additives and Ingredients Association (FAIA)

      The Food Additives and Ingredients Association (FAIA) 

      The Food Additives and Ingredients Association (FAIA) provides a much-needed link between food additive manufacturers and the regulatory authorities. FAIA’s mission is to improve the business climate in which additive and ingredients companies can operate and develop successfully, and membership is open to UK companies or UK-based subsidiaries of international companies manufacturing, compounding, blending, formulating or marketing food additives or ingredients. https://www.faia.org.uk/

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    • Freight Transport Association (FTA)

      Freight Transport Association (FTA) 

      Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s largest trade associations and represents the transport interests of companies moving goods by road, rail, sea and air. Boasting a rich heritage, FTA has been supporting the interests of the transport industry since 1889.

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    • British Measurement and Testing Association- BMTA

      British Measurement and Testing Association- BMTA 

      BMTA was created in 1990 in response to the need for an independent ‘lobby’ for the private sector to speak with one voice to Government, UKAS, BSI and other official bodies on issues affecting the whole measurement and testing community. BMTA represents the interests of the measurement and testing industry in the UK and in Europe, through its representation on EUROLAB, the voice for laboratories in Europe. BMTA will encourage you to make your views known in the standards making process, both nationally and internationally, through the Association and individual membership of relevant co

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