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Food Production

At Duncan & Toplis, we pride ourselves on being a cornerstone of support for the agricultural sector in the East Midlands. With over 90 years of dedicated service to farmers, food producers and rural businesses, our team of specialist agricultural accountants brings unparalleled expertise and insight to help you thrive.

Whether you’re a farmer looking to secure your legacy, a food producer aiming to diversify, or a grower focused on sustainable practices, Duncan & Toplis is here to make your financial journey smoother and more successful.

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Why choose Duncan & Toplis?

Choosing Duncan & Toplis means partnering with a team that genuinely understands the agricultural sector.
Our experience spans over nine decades, during which we have cultivated long-standing relationships with our clients. We have acted for several generations of farming families, guiding them through the intricacies of agricultural finance and beyond. Our deep-rooted knowledge and commitment to the industry set us apart as one of the leading agricultural accountants in the East Midlands.

Our services extend beyond traditional accountancy. We provide personal finance and pension advice, payroll, IT services and strategic consultancy. By offering a holistic approach to financial management, we ensure that all aspects of your business are taken care of. Our aim is to alleviate the financial burdens, giving you peace of mind and the freedom to focus on your passion for farming and food production.

We also pride ourselves on our proactive approach. We don’t just react to changes in the industry; we anticipate them. Our team stays abreast of the latest developments in agriculture and food production, ensuring that our advice is always current and forward-looking. This foresight helps you stay ahead of the curve and positions your business for long-term success.

At Duncan & Toplis, we believe in the power of relationships. Our team takes the time to understand your business, your goals, and your challenges. This personalised approach allows us to provide tailored advice and solutions that truly meet your needs. When you choose Duncan & Toplis, you’re not just getting an accountant; you’re gaining a trusted partner dedicated to your success.

Food production

Food production is a dynamic and vital sector, requiring meticulous attention to detail and an understanding of evolving market trends. At Duncan & Toplis, we recognise the unique financial and operational challenges that food producers encounter. Our tailored services are designed to address these challenges head-on, providing you with the tools and knowledge to navigate the industry’s complexities.

From managing supply chain logistics to optimising production costs, our team is equipped to support every facet of your business. We offer advice on regulatory compliance, tax planning, and financial reporting, ensuring that you stay ahead of industry standards. Our proactive approach helps you identify opportunities for growth and innovation, allowing your business to flourish in a competitive market.

Moreover, our experience in the food production sector enables us to provide strategic advice on expanding your operations, entering new markets, and enhancing product lines. We understand the importance of maintaining high standards of quality and safety, and our guidance can help you achieve and exceed these standards. By focusing on both the financial and operational aspects of your business, we ensure a holistic approach to your growth and success.

Our team also offers support in areas such as workforce management and technology integration. We can assist you in implementing efficient payroll, managing employee benefits, and leveraging technology to streamline your operations. Our goal is to help you build a resilient and adaptable business that can thrive in the fast-paced world of food production.


The backbone of any rural economy, agriculture demands a nuanced understanding of both traditional practices and modern innovations. At Duncan & Toplis, our team’s farming backgrounds provide us with a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities you face. We understand the complexities of agricultural finance, from navigating subsidies and grants to managing cash flow during unpredictable seasons. Our goal is to simplify these intricacies, allowing you to focus on what you do best: producing high-quality crops and livestock.

Our services encompass comprehensive financial planning, including succession planning, diversification strategies, and asset protection. By working closely with you, we ensure that your business is not only profitable but also sustainable for future generations. With our expertise, you can confidently make key decisions that align with your long-term goals. We also offer advice on environmental stewardship and sustainability practices, helping you meet the growing demand for responsible farming.

In addition, our understanding of the agricultural market trends allows us to provide insights that can help you adapt to changing conditions. Whether it’s shifting market prices, new regulatory requirements, or technological advancements, we are here to guide you through it all. Our personalised approach means that we tailor our advice to fit your specific needs and circumstances, ensuring that you get the most relevant and effective support.

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At Duncan & Toplis, we believe in building strong, lasting relationships with our clients. We are here to support you at every stage of your business journey, from initial planning to long-term growth. If you’re looking for a trusted partner who understands the agricultural and food production industries, look no further.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you. Let us help you navigate the financial landscape, so you can focus on what you do best.

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