Baked Goods

Grains are one of Canada’s top agriculture success stories — so it’s no surprise that the nation’s baking industry accounts for $5 billion in sales every year. From large-scale commercial operations to smaller, regional plants, the potential within the baked goods sector is on the rise. 

To seize the opportunity within this sector, every aspect of your business needs to be optimized — from your tax strategy to your approach to food safety. Every dollar saved in your manufacturing process is another dollar that can go toward enhancing your technology, researching new products and training your staff to produce the best products possible. We help identify opportunities to streamline operations, minimize your tax exposure and work closely with you to set and achieve your business goals. 

Solutions for Your Success

Grain is one of Canada’s top exports – and offers near-limitless opportunities for baked goods processors to transform. Discover how our services can help your baked goods operation thrive. 

  • Food Safety
    An unreliable supplier or unsafe product can cost your business everything. We help you ensure food safety, with traceability studies, product recall strategies and other risk mitigation plans. 
  • Operations
    Work on what you can control: to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your operations. We will identify cost-saving measures, assess performance, analyse costs and develop strategic growth plans
  • Tax and Assurance  
    Our unique approach to both tax and assurance seamlessly integrates with existing business processes to help you control costs, streamline operations, ensure compliance and cultivate opportunities for growth.  

    Insights

    • Progress

      February 23, 2021

      Quarterly Industry Update: Food & Beverage - Q4 2020

    • Performance

      June 15, 2018

      Can your "Micro winery" be profitable?

      MNP's Geoff McIntyre speaks to the challenges operating a small scale in an industry where the up-front investment is so high and what profitable small wineries do well

    Contact Our Food and Beverages Processing Team

    Glenn Fraser

    Glenn Fraser CPA, CA, MBA

    VP, National Leader, Food & Beverage Processing

    Glenn Fraser, CPA, CA, MBA, is the National Leader of MNP’s Food and Beverage Processing practice and co-leader of the firm’s Cannabis Services team. An active member in both the food and beverage processing and cannabis industries, Glenn provides value to his clients and to clients of MNP by drawing on 25 years of experience in providing effective business advisory, tax and assurance services to private company entrepreneurs and subsidiaries of international businesses operating in Canada.

    In addition, Glenn has played an instrumental role in various economic impact assessments, feasibility studies and strategic projects for industry leaders, including Food and Beverage Ontario, BC Food Processors Association, Ontario Agri Business Association, Ontario Craft Cider and Ontario Agri-Food Technologies.

    Glenn has also published numerous articles in Food in Canada magazine and maintains an influential role in the annual Canadian Food Industry Report.

    As a leader in the Canadian cannabis sector, Glenn frequently partners with the industry’s top CEOs and leaders to tackle diverse topics around cannabis en route to legalization in Canada.

    Having attained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from York University, Glenn went on to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA). Glenn currently sits on MNP’s Board of Directors where he helps drive the firm’s strategy and growing prominence in a vastly competitive field. He also acts as chair and board member of Childhood Cancer Canada.