Experts in the Food and Drink Business

Our expertise has been honed through more than 40 years’ experience in the agri-food sector. We provide specialist advice and solutions to help you develop a profitable and sustainable business.

Ireland is a key exporter of food and food products, particularly in dairy where Ireland accounts for 14% of global export. Emerging markets are a positive welcome against a backdrop of ongoing market volatility.

We have the expertise to work with your food and drink business to help you capitalise on market share, gain stomach share, increase operational excellence and raise funding for R&D, export plans and growth strategies.

Whether you’re in the prepared foods, consumer produce, food service or beverage industry, ifac’s expertise and professional network will combine to fast-track you to your goals.

Read our 2019 Food and AgriBusiness Report

In September 2019 ifac issued the results of our sentiment tracker research on the Irish food and agribusiness SME sector, conducted by Amárach Research. The findings are clear and reveal the current sentiment of Ireland's Food and AgriBusiness sectors straight from the industry leaders.

Farm Shops & Retailers

Farm Shops & Retailers

Farm shops are an ever-growing aspect of the Irish retail landscape, as consumers pay increasing attention to their food and its provenance. Customers are wi... Find Out More

Food Producers

Food Producers

Ireland has a reputation for producing high quality food utilizing sustainable practices. These farmers and growers contribute significantly to both the loca... Find Out More

Drink & Beverages

Drink & Beverages

The drink sector in Ireland continues to perform strongly, with market leaders in the Diary, Brewing and Distillery sectors. There are also a large number of... Find Out More

Experts in the Food Sector

We bring the full breadth and depth of our financial expertise and sectoral experience to your business. We will work proactively with you to advise on sound financial practices, provide foresight to anticipate issues, and identify opportunities to help you grow.

When your business is selected for revenue audit, it can be a worrying and st... Find Out More

Revenue Audit Support

Keeping track of the various EU and government grants and schemes that your b... Find Out More

Grants & Schemes

Your Pension savings plan is designed to help provide you with income later i... Find Out More

Retirement Planning

Access to finance is vital whether you are starting, developing or expanding ... Find Out More

Corporate Finance

Book-keeping is extremely important in your business. It keeps track of your ... Find Out More


Keep track of your financial transactions and gather vital information for pl... Find Out More


When we surveyed more than 2,000 farmers earlier this year, one of the key me... Find Out More

Succession & Estate Planning

Our forensic accounting team provides expert opinion and testimony to assist ... Find Out More

Expert Witness Services

Feel comfortable about your investment decisions. Our investment approach p... Find Out More

Investment Planning

Your business may require an audit, either external or internal, at some poin... Find Out More


Ifac has over 40 years’ experience helping Irish family businesses develop an... Find Out More

Family Business

Using capital investment to purchase fixed assets is an important part of bus... Find Out More

Capital Investment

How will your family or business cope in the event of an early death? What ha... Find Out More

Family and Business Protection

The more hard earned income you can retain, the more you have available to gr... Find Out More

Tax Consultancy

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Ifac have a deep understanding of value added tax (VAT) in relation to the fa... Find Out More


Get in touch with one of our experts today

David Leydon - Head of Food and Agribusiness

David has a wealth of experience in the food and agribusiness sector and looks forward to working with many progressive businesses helping them to achieve their goals. ifac have the specialist team of financial accountants, tax experts, audit and pension to help food and agribusiness succeed. Contact David on: 0879908227 or OR fill out the form below.

If you have any questions feel free to send us an email. We would love to hear from you.


I was of the opinion that I had a good accountant prior to moving to ifac. Ifac’s service goes beyond the traditional tax accountant. Their service matches my plans for the future of my farm with top class tax planning

Larry Martin Dairy Farmer

Young farmers need expert specialist advice, they need to be with an accountant who knows farming and farm income and transfer taxes. Ifac fits the bill for me and I strongly recommend them to other young farmers

Colm & Judy Diggins Dairy Farmer

You need an accountant who knows farmers and the business of farming. Ifac is a co-op and they know farming and farm tax, they are experts and I recommend them

Teddy Cashman Dairy Farmer

I listen to farmers expressing concern about the service they are getting from their accountant. I tell them to join ifac as I am very happy with the service I am getting.

Pat Murphy Dairy Farmer