Good food Ireland survey 2013
This year‟s Good Food Ireland Business Insight Survey has been released after a sustained and global period of interest in the Irish food industry. The long-term impact of the horsemeat scandal on Ireland Food Inc and Brand Ireland will be clear over time. However one could argue all it has done is accelerate non publicised changing consumer food expectations domestically and globally towards quality, locally sourced and traceable “good food.”
Research and Development tax credit in the food industry
The R&D tax credit is a very significant tax break given that it represents a potential 25% refund of costs incurred.
Food 4.0: The dynamics of supply & demand
At Grant Thornton, we believe the definition of sustainability goes beyond the “greenness” of food production, to include the equally important need to share the financial reward for effort and risk across all participants in the sector. Achieving sustainability will involve fundamental changes in productivity, smart innovation, pricing transparency, co-operation and alignment across the Irish food supply chain.
Where is the smart money going in Food & Beverage?
Grant Thornton UK and Ireland recently commissioned this report to better understand what is driving investors to get involved in the food and beverage (F&B) sector in Ireland and the UK.
Smart money in food and beverage: Tracking growth in turbulent times
This report looks back over the predictions that PE and corporate investors made in early 2012 and reflects on what actually happened, why and how we can help and also highlights any consistent and emerging trends.
Food: the secret ingredient to Irish tourism and export growth
This survey of Good Food Ireland members highlights the importance of linking food with tourism to create new market opportunities driving demand for Irish food and the tourism hospitality sector.
The Smart Ingredients for Success
At Grant Thornton we believe there are four key ingredients to building success. This guide looks at how businesses in the food sector can leverage these ingredients to drive business growth.
Managing through uncertainty: Food and beverage industry in transition
The Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) 2011 food and beverage sector focus finds privately held businesses in the food and beverage sector are less confident than those in other sectors about their economic prospects.