This teaching case focuses on a privately owned Swiss company that produces and sells high-energy chews favored by European athletes. External investors recently expressed interest in the company. Management hired an international public accounting firm and is currently preparing its first set of audited International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) financial statements. The auditors question management's fair value estimations for the land and production equipment, as well as the accuracy of capitalized greenhouse costs included in operating assets. The case emphasizes the need to consult IFRS, form judgments and estimates when determining financial statement content, and draft appropriate note disclosures. Students are also exposed to the complexities of accounting for agricultural assets, a category not often included in financial accounting courses. After working through this case, students should be able to measure fair value and determine the reliability of valuation inputs, appropriately capitalize assets, and draft necessary disclosures.

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