• Food & Drink

    At EQ, we have a long tradition of supplying advisory services to the food & drink sector in Scotland and view it as key sector for the Scottish economy, with exports at an all-time high.

Food & Drink Specialists

At EQ Food & Drink, we know that businesses within the industry face some very specific challenges. Our dedicated Food & Drink team have the understanding of the relevant issues, and the experience needed to assist clients.

We have a long tradition of supplying advisory services to the food and drink sector in Scotland and we view this as a key sector for the Scottish economy, with exports at an all-time high.

Our expertise in agriculture positions the firm at the start of the food chain but over the past 40 years, the firm has added further expertise in:

  • Food processing
  • Food production
  • Supply chain businesses
  • Microbreweries and distilleries
  • Food retailing

We deliver a comprehensive range of services to our clients, including accountancy, audit and tax compliance, along with our advisory support. We strive to build strong relationships with our clients, as this enables us to fully appreciate their aims and objectives in order to provide the most relevant advice and support in each unique situation.

Scotland Food & Drink

We are members of Scotland Food & Drink, a key sector leader promoting the interests of Scotland, committed to strengthening our reputation, developing growth strategies and broadening networks which will deliver the competitive edge and continued success for Scotland’s food and drink industry.

We regularly provide advisory services on top of our general compliance services to most of our food & drink clients. These services can vary but in our experience, the most valuable would include:

  • Widening share ownership
  • R&D tax credits for new product development and processing techniques
  • Business acquisition, disposal, succession and structuring
  • Remuneration planning and staff incentives
  • Property taxation

At EQ, we also have a dedicated Virtual Finance Office, called Amber Accounting that can assist with bookkeeping, payroll and management accounting. Whether you are looking for advice, or you’d like us to deal with everything on your behalf, we can help.

We are more than happy to offer a no obligation meeting to understand your business and how our experts can help you.

If you would like to discuss your own requirements, please get in touch with our Food & Drink specialists via [email protected] or by calling one of our offices.