Covid-19 | The outlook for Ireland's agri-food & drinks Sector

13 May 2020

Richard Duffy, Director, BDO Corporate Finance looks at the M&A outlook for the sector during and post Covid-19.

The agri-food and drinks sector is Ireland's most important indigenous industry and has seen a surge in export growth in recent years, even against the backdrop of Brexit.

2020 was likely to be another year of growth, despite the aforementioned Brexit headwinds and the ongoing challenges faced by certain sub-sectors of the industry. However, since the outbreak of COVID-19, things have changed rather dramatically. 

Click DOWNLOAD to read the impacts of Covid-19 on the Food & Drinks industry so far, with the fallout very different across sectors. We also look at some of the sectors which are benefitting from the current circumstances and what Covid-19 means for M&A in the Food & Drink industry overall.