Food & beverage

From farm to fork, we've got you covered



We know that change is the only constant in the food and beverage industry. Issues such as supply chain effectiveness, food safety, consumer purchasing patterns, currency volatility and global competition are just some of the factors that food and beverage companies must constantly take into account, regardless of if they’re big or small, working in farming, food processing or fine dining,

How we can help

Whether you work in farming, food processing or fine dining, we can help make the most of your operations so you can improve profitability and stay ahead of consumer demands—and competitor threats.
 


When you want to:

Manage costs

Many food and beverage companies are struggling with high cost structures and excessive corporate overheads. In addition, recent industry entrants are setting new benchmarks for operations and squeezing already tight margins.

We can help you:
  • improve management and control
  • find and manage tax opportunities
  • improve service delivery and re-evaluate business models
  • implement a lean cost structure
  • use the Canadian dollar and currency fluctuations to your advantage
     

Build trust

Trust—you can’t get ahead or stay ahead without it. In order to succeed, food and beverage companies need to have complete comfort with their own operations, all while providing assurance to others that their businesses have the right frameworks in place.

We can help you:
  • provide stakeholder assurance through year end audits, financial accounting advice and regulatory compliance
  • improve your safety and quality processes
  • build product trust and prevent failures and recalls
  • guarantee the integrity of your supply chain
  • gain full oversight of your third party providers
  • manage and mitigate enterprise risk
     

Grow revenue

No matter what stage your business is at, it’s essential to have a growth strategy that aligns with your overall business goals.

We can help you:
  • create, acquire and finance new businesses
  • restructure your operations to realize maximum value
  • create innovative tax plans that manage your reporting burdens
  • rethink organizational roles to enable and sustain growth
  • drive innovation and new product offerings
  • step out of traditional channels and categories to find new growth opportunities
     


Featured publications
 

Growing in value: Winter 2017

In Saveurs, a new PwC series, we sit down with leading Canadian Food and Beverage executives to get their points of view and discuss their biggest challenges.

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2017 Consumer Packaged Goods Trends

Shifts in consumers’ budgets and shopping habits are fundamentally changing the market for consumer packaged goods. Long gone are the days when manufacturers were concerned mainly with winning grocery stores. Now, discount and top-end companies are doing well, but those in the middle are suffering. Aggressive cost cutting has improved margins for some CPG players, but that’s not enough. For sustainable growth, CPG executives need to rethink their company’s approach.
 

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Contact us

Mauro Fratarcangeli
Partner
Tel: +1 905 418 3429
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