Corporate concentration from farm to fork - this report examines the key factors that will help Irish agribusinesses compete globally.

COVID-19 collapse: how sales fell 91% for one Irish food business
Lorcan Allen
Lorcan Allen speaks to Barry Murphy, managing director of Coolhull Farm, about the incredibly difficult year his family-owned food business has been through due to COVID-19.
7 June 2021 Agribusiness - IFJ/KPMG report
Bouncing back: the economy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
Ger Brady, chief economist with Ibec, explores how the Irish economy has performed so far and how the rural economy could bounce back as vaccines roll out.
3 June 2021 AgriBusiness report
Brexit, COVID-19 and ecommerce – the future of grocery retail in Ireland
Lorcan Allen speaks to Malachy O’Connor, a veteran of the grocery retail industry, to get his views on the impact COVID-19 and Brexit has had on the supermarket sector.
Short supply chains for food: do they really add up?
Short food supply chains and direct-to-consumer selling are often touted as solutions to weak farm incomes. But does the model add up? Lorcan Allen reports.
2 June 2021 AgriBusiness report
Reality bites: how restaurants moved online during COVID-19
Michael Archer speaks to two Irish restaurant owners about the major challenges of 2020 and how it forced them to move their business online.
1 June 2021 AgriBusiness report
A return to value shopping will be the big trend after COVID-19, says Lidl boss
Lorcan Allen speaks to JP Scally, chief executive of Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland, about the unprecedented challenges presented to the grocery retail sector by COVID-19.
31 May 2021 AgriBusiness report
Brown to green: Bord na Móna’s transformation into a climate solutions company
In a wide-ranging interview, Bord na Móna chief executive Tom Donnellan outlines his vision for the future of the company and how it can help tackle the climate crisis. Lorcan Allen reports.
30 May 2021 AgriBusiness report
Solving the ammonia conundrum on farms
Irish agribusiness Easyfix built its success on best-in-class animal welfare solutions. Now, it is turning its attention to the sustainability agenda, writes Lorcan Allen.
29 May 2021 AgriBusiness report
Making Brexit work for Fane Valley
Phelim O’Neill spoke to Fane Valley group chief executive Trevor Lockhart prior to the announcement that the joint venture with ABP was ending.
28 May 2021 Agribusiness - IFJ/KPMG report
Brexit challenges for UK agri-food trade with the EU
Michael Haverty, partner, The Andersons Centre, explains how the trade and cooperation agreement between the EU and UK prevented the worst-case scenario but difficulties remain.
28 May 2021 Agribusiness - IFJ/KPMG report
Export challenges make COVID-19 elimination a hollow victory in the wrong game
Ian Proudfoot, global head of agribusiness at KPMG International, considers the value of New Zealand's success in conquering COVID-19.
27 May 2021 Agribusiness - IFJ/KPMG report
Consumers returned to premium meats and known brands during COVID-19 crisis
Fiona Sweeney, strategic marketing director at Kerry Group, outlines the major consumer trends she noticed over the last year.
27 May 2021 AgriBusiness report