- Food and beverage processors are beginning to realize the potential of turning their by-product into energy/revenue sources. Our role in this process is to help remove the barriers to growth that currently face the processing industry.
- To paraphrase the Rolling Stones, the future of sustainable food production in the United States may be a biogas, gas, gas − thanks to tools available through Baker Tilly as part of a grant funded by the State of Wisconsin State Energy Office. Baker Tilly received a grant from Wisconsin’s State Energy Office to create a feedstock assessment mapping tool, conduct biogas technology evaluation, and create an economic toolkit.
- The section 199 deduction, also known as the Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD), was introduced into US tax law as part of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. While the deduction itself is not new, the IRS continues to issue rulings that impact the calculation and deduction as it pertains to cooperatives.
- Whether it’s changing customer demands, compliance with new government regulations, intense competition, or technological advancements, today’s market pressures call for constant change within an organization.
- Food and beverage processors can easily become overwhelmed as they work to meet challenging customer requirements and government regulations while maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs. To meet these demands, processors must have systems in place to rapidly identify and track every ingredient for each product through all processing steps: from receipt through processing, packaging, and shipping to the exact customer location.