Meat and Seafoods

The processing of meat and seafood products contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy each and every year. With thousands of employees from coast-to-coast, the success of these operations translates into economic prosperity for the regions they operate in. 

With high industry demand however, comes potential threats and challenges to your operation’s success. Meat and seafood processers are particularly vulnerable to food safety risks and operate within strict regulatory environments. For every challenge however, there is an opportunity to overcome it and position yourself as a true leader within the meat and seafood processing space. 

Solutions for Your Success

This essential sector is challenged by strict restrictions and other risks, but also offers plenty of opportunity for the innovative processor. Learn how MNP can safeguard your company and help you flourish. 

  • From traceability in supply chain to product recalls, fires or natural disasters, prepare for any operational risk by identifying and mitigating your key risks on a day-to-day basis. 

  • 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.

  • Transition out of the business you’ve worked hard to build, on your terms. We work with you on tax and estate planning, wealth and asset management and valuations — so your business can thrive well after you’ve left.   

  • Our unique approach to assurance seamlessly integrates with existing business processes to help you control costs, streamline operations, ensure compliance and cultivate opportunities for growth.

  • Utilize a tax strategy that ensures compliance while minimizing your tax exposure.


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    Contact Our Food and Beverages Processing Team

    Glenn Fraser CPA, CA, MBA

    Senior Vice President, Private Enterprise

    Glenn is a member of MNP’s Private Enterprise team in Toronto. Glenn brings more than 25 years of experience to his role proactively serving privately held and owner-managed businesses in a variety of industries. In addition to assurance and tax compliance, he helps clients with business strategy, financing, tax strategy, and succession planning.

    Prior to his current role, Glenn was the Vice President and National Leader of MNP’s Food and Beverage and Cannabis team. Glenn was also a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors from 2015 to 2022. 

    Glenn is an active community volunteer with a long history of board appointments with several charities, including Childhood Cancer Canada, where he served as board chair for more than a decade. 

    Glenn earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from York University. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA).