Food + Beverage
Growing business and community from seed to table
The food and beverage industry requires specialized services to manage their business effectively. We work closely with the food-processing supply chain to bring ideas and evaluate your unique opportunities.
We know that small and mid-sized food and beverage processors must compete on many fronts. We have the benefit of working with many companies, each with slightly different operations, opportunities, and challenges. We work across the food and beverage industry on the West Coast, from fruit and vegetable producers to tree nut, hops, and peppermint processors. This gives us a broad perspective that allows us to help your business analyze gaps that may be preventing your organization from reaching its growth potential. We recognize that you must continue to invest in new products, as what is relevant today may not meet the demands of tomorrow’s market.
We work hard to maintain high standards of professional practice, including a strong system of quality control that emphasizes independence and objectivity. We invest in our people so that we can bring you the very best talent and skills to meet your needs. We assign individuals at the appropriate levels of experience, and we build long-term engagement teams with staff consistency and continuity at their foundation.
We help our clients obtain information that is practical and value-added. Organizations of all types now have a greater need for assurance services, as users of financial statements are demanding more information to make their decisions. Our assurance and advisory services can help you meet those demands and other financial issues you face. Our service philosophy is guided by a deep knowledge of our clients, their business, and their industry.
Decades of experience
Our knowledgeable food industry accounting professionals are dedicated to providing accounting, tax compliance, business consulting, and management advisory services. Because our professionals are former senior industry executives, they bring a fresh objective perspective to help you achieve your strategic financial and personal goals.
Manufacturing Industry Report
We gathered the Pacific Northwest manufacturing community together to discuss issues that matter most to the industry, including talent, transition planning and supply chain management. Check out the full report to see what keeps them up at night, what gets them out of bed in the morning and the hope they have through it all. Learn more about the process.
- Operational reviews and business process re-engineering
- Employee benefit plan audit, review, and implementation
- Audit, review, and compilation of financial statements
- Consulting on R&D tax credits and export incentives
- Planning for business transitions and labor gaps
- Strategic tax planning and assurance services
- Single Audit (formerly known as A-133 Audit)
- Benchmarking and performance criteria
- Business strategy and planning
- Business valuation
- Contract compliance
Meet Our Professionals
Carrie Sowders, CPA
Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP
Carrie leads our Manufacturing group at Aldrich and specializes in serving large and middle market companies, primarily in the consumer and industrial products sectors. Carrie has exclusively practiced in tax since beginning her career in 1998. Prior to joining Aldrich in 2009, Carrie spent a decade with Deloitte and oversaw the tax function of a... Read more Carrie Sowders, CPA
- Certified Public Accountant
- Manufacturing tax
- Consumer business
- Multinational corporate issues
- Tax accounting and methods
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