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Food and Beverage Processing

Stringent regulations, changing consumer trends and fierce competition make Canada’s food and beverage processing industry one of the toughest to succeed in. We help you capture opportunity in this essential sector, providing the insights and strategies you need to optimize your business.

Our commitment to the food and beverage processing industry

Canada’s dynamic food and beverage processing industry is rapidly growing and full of opportunities. But where there is opportunity, there’s also fierce competition and a host of complex and interrelated issues to content with. From adopting new technologies and training staff to health and safety requirements, and industry consolidation, your food and beverage processing business needs an edge to stay competitive.  

We keep a pulse on the challenges facing the food and beverages processing industry by taking part in key industry associations, building strong relationships with processors, and monitoring the factors that impact your business locally, nationally and globally. 

With in-depth understanding of the industry, we’re able to provide a comprehensive suite of services tailored to help you succeed – today, and well into the future.

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Food and Beverage Industry Support and Involvement

As one of Canada’s leading professional services providers for the food and beverage processing industry, we are proud to be involved with a range of organizations, events and programs in support of this dynamic sector.


  • Performance

    April 02, 2024

    Five strategies to navigate the economic headwinds facing food and beverage processors

    Against the backdrop of an uncertain economy, we assess how food and beverage businesses can improve operational efficiency, manage costs, and increase profitability.

  • December 06, 2023

    Planning for long-term success in your craft brewery

    Whether you’re hoping to grow your brewery or position the business for sale down the road, setting yourself up for success means looking ahead.

  • October 23, 2023

    Managing your craft brewery’s cash flow amid economic uncertainty

    Careful analysis and control make improving cash flow possible despite difficult and unpredictable times.

Contact Our Food and Beverages Processing Team

Matt MacDonald MBA

National Leader, Food & Beverage Processing

Matt is MNP’s National Leader of the Firm’s Food and Beverage Processing practice and a Business Advisor, Assurance and Accounting, in Mississauga. Matt proactively helps clients manage their business and set strategic goals for both their personal and professional futures. By leveraging his extensive experience working with family businesses and clients across multiple sectors, Matt helps his clients implement practical business advisory, tax, and accounting strategies, along with strong business fundamentals.

An active participant in the food and beverage processing industry and various associations across Canada, Matt brings more than 15 years of experience to his role as a trusted advisor.

Matt received an Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) in political science and economics from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in executive leadership and finance from Liberty University.

Matt has extensive board experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, most recently serving as a national director for Make-A-Wish Canada. He sits on the Oakville Chamber of Commerce board of directors.