But competition in global markets has never been stronger – and Irish agribusiness companies, large and small, need to keep progressing in order to meet the challenges posed by highly concentrated markets.
We at KPMG have been proud to advise many successful Irish agribusiness companies over a number of years. We are delighted to have partnered with the Irish Farmers Journal to produce our second annual AgriBusiness report. It highlights the landscape facing our agribusiness companies as they seek to compete successfully on a global stage. More importantly, we outline the key factors that will help Irish companies to compete with the global giants: innovation, branding and marketing, efficiency, mergers and acquisitions.
Our annual survey of Irish agribusiness leaders indicates that prospects for the sector are bright. But we must remain focused, and commit resources – expenditure and management time – in the key areas which will differentiate Irish exports in the years ahead. We hope that this report will help Irish agribusiness to meet these challenges.