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IBI is your strategic business integration and operational excellence partner in the international food & perishables trade industry

Our Vision

To serve Food Business Operators in the international food & perishables sector with integrity by using a fact-based, no-nonsense approach to decision making backed by cutting edge analytics and expert insight.

Our Purpose

Unlocking stakeholder value by guiding strategic partners in the mergers & acquisitions process, raising the bar on operational excellence and innovation through industry 4.0

Fresh water availability, Agricultural waste & Food Security – not words to be taken lightly. At IBI we strive to disseminate the knowledge and expertise gained in numerous facets of the food & perishables trade sector by partnering with food business operators across the value chain. This includes, but is not limited to, providing assistance with: the professionalization of businesses to ensure operational excellence, offering strategic guidance small to medium sized FBOs to achieve sustainable growth whether organically or through mergers & acquisitions, and finally, increasing visibility and adaptability by unlocking innovation made available by industry 4.0 technologies.

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Our Services

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics

Operational Due Diligence

Operational Due Diligence

Post Deal Implementation & Business Optimization Strategy

Post Deal Implementation & Business Optimization Strategy

Agricultural Business Finance

Agricultural Business Finance

Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0

Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0

Supply Chain Mapping

Supply Chain Mapping

International Labour Brokering & Candidate Recruitment

International Labour Brokering & Candidate Recruitment


Ug Barry Brink Testimonial

One of my “unwritten business rules” is to surround myself with good people… employ people better than myself. I have been successful in achieving that with my team. Irving interacted with myself and my team for a period of 3 months during 2021.

We were all very impressed with his thoroughness, gentle approach, professionalism and above all, his ability to see and understand what makes our business tick.

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I met Irving in Cape Town at a fund raising event for the H.E.L.P. foundation in 2015. H.E.L.P. is a fully registered NPO, NGO with a P18 status. He soon became a vital part of H.E.L.P.’s strategy, planning, but most of all he embedded the principles of sound budgeting and professional fund raising within the team.

Irving is a highly intelligent young man with a strong work ethic of diligence and loyalty. Still to this day, with 3 Early Childhood Development Centers operational in various townships, Irving is still my point of reference and pillar of support.

Anna-Marie Kaars Sijpesteijn-Garschagen
Founder - H.E.L.P. Foundation
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Irving has been a hidden gem for my business ideas, difficulties and growth. His advice and observations are well thought out, calculative and simplified.

Senait Mekonnen
Owner - Addis in Cape

Our Drive

Continuous and high impact focused contribution to the journey to a Food Secure world for the generations to come

Satisfied Clients

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Irving Davelaar

E-mail: [email protected]
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