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There’s no secret formula for success in the U.S. food and beverage industry. You’re facing complex regulation, pressure to innovate and stay ahead of evolving consumer tastes, and a host of operational challenges from technology infrastructure to finding and retaining talent. Successful companies realize they can’t do it all.

We serve hundreds of organizations across food and commodities production, processing, packaging, wholesale, distribution, logistics, retail, and service. And our service offering is comprehensive, from minimizing tax exposure and bulletproofing your M&A strategy to improving operations and technology effectiveness and managing international growth and expansion.

Whatever your business goals, we’ll provide the key ingredients to help you grow and prosper.

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Tax reform for manufacturers: Uncovering opportunities

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Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturers
Tax reform will reveal challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. Effectively navigating the changes will require implementation strategies, planning approaches, and an action plan to optimize your tax position. Join our tax reform webinar to gain these critical insights.
Bryan Welsh
Webinar January 25, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses
Randall Janiczek
Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
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  • International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses

    Concerned tax reform will affect your international business? Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

    Randall Janiczek William W. Henson
    Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
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  • Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturers
    Tax reform will reveal challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. Effectively navigating the changes will require implementation strategies, planning approaches, and an action plan to optimize your tax position. Join our tax reform webinar to gain these critical insights.
    Bryan Welsh Matthew Denman Kurt Piwko Kellie Becker
    Webinar January 25, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
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  • Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
    How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect private equity investors and sponsors? Join Plante Moran's and ACG Global's webinar to hear from our experts on the key provisions and strategies that you need to know about tax reform.
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  • Revenue recognition: Are manufacturers covering all the bases?
    Join Plante Moran's revenue recognition experts as we highlight the impacts on common industry practices that could significantly challenge manufacturers.
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Food and Beverage Thought Leadership

  • Revenue recognition guide for manufacturing and distribution
    The implementation date for the new revenue recognition standard is fast-approaching. Use our revenue recognition guide for manufacturers and distributors guide to help you prepare.
    David Grubb David Kristick
    Whitepaper January 17, 2018 4 minute read
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  • Learn from your peers: Uncap deal trends and challenges

    From sale readiness and interest rate trends to longer hold periods and achieving differentiation in a seller’s market, private equity companies share their struggles and insights at the ACG Chicago Midwest Capital Connection.

    January 15, 2018 1 min read
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  • Tax Reform: What you need to know today

    Will you and your business be affected by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act? In a word, yes. Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

    Kurt Piwko Stephen Eckert
    Webinar January 11, 2018 60 min watch
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  • A custom conundrum: The risks of customized ERP
    Using highly customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions to manage day-to-day business needs can be a pitfall for many commercial businesses, constraining growth and hindering success. Don't subject your company to the risks.
    Craig Zampa
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We felt like their values aligned totally with our values. There’s tremendous alignment and accessibility.”

Sean Zecman President, National Food Group

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Financial, tax, and IT due diligence leads to a significant reduction in purchase price and aides in strategic growth decisions.
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Our Team

Want to reduce risk and improve business performance? Align your financial practices and business strategies with our audit, tax, and consulting experts. Our dedicated, national team can share insights and solutions based on our experience serving hundreds of clients across the food and beverage continuum. We work with breweries, confectioners, cooperatives, frozen food companies, soft drink bottlers, and processors of vegetables, fruits, juices, dairy, and cheese to name only a few.

You’ll benefit from our deep understanding of industry risks and value drivers as well as our expansive network of private equity groups, lenders, and other top advisory firms. Whether you’re on the path to fast growth or balancing a mature portfolio of brands, we serve as your trusted advisor, sharing our depth of expertise, proactive ideas, and hands-on approach to help you achieve your goals.