Services Provided

Food Spectrum provides a full array of corporate development and business advisory services to private equity investor groups and food industry corporations (startups and entrepreneurs, small and mid-sized food processors and marketers, multinational corporations, and others allied to the food industry).   Our holistic services include all aspects of the corporate development process – from competitive/business intelligence to business transformation and value creation – and include the following:

Corporate Development Strategy and Competitive Intelligence 

  • Comprehensive Food Sector Research and Industry Trends Assessment
  • Competitive Assessment
  • Industry Best Practice Assessment
  • Regulatory assessment – local, state, national, international   

M&A and Strategic Alliance Assessment

  • Identification of Potential Target Companies for Strategic Alliance and Synergy, resulting in a new and/or more aggressive, efficient and innovative corporation
  • Confidential Corporate Introductions
  • Assistance with Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Joint Ventures, Contract Processing and Packaging Partnerships, and Other Strategic Alliances
  • Cooperative Research Agreements and Technology Transfer Opportunities
  • Identification and Quantification of Business Synergies

Business Intelligence and Corporate Due Diligence

  • Organizational Assessment  
  • Markets Assessment
  • Facilities and Operations Assessment
  • Equipment and Capacity Assessment
  • Food Safety, Quality Assurance and Corporate Risk Assessment
  • Technology, R&D, and Intellectual Property Assessment
  • Systems and Business Processes Assessment
  • Product and SKU Assessment, and Cost and Quality Assessment
  • Raw Materials, Vendors and Suppliers Assessment
  • Shipping, Receiving, Warehousing and Freight Analysis Assessment 
  • Human Resources Policies and Practices Assessment

Business Transformation, JV/Acquisition Integration, and Value Creation

  • Reshaping, Reorganizing and/or Recruitment of Management Team
  • Integration of Cost Synergies and Revenue Synergies
  • Management and Accountability Systems
  • Change Management Strategy
  • Performance Management Systems and Metrics
  • Business Process Re-Engineering and Spend Management Assessment
  • Product Cost and Quality Optimization
  • Marketing and Sales Strategies
  • Technology, R&D, Operations, IP, Systems and other Enhancements
  • Workforce Development and Training
  • Open Innovation Strategy and Implementation
  • Executive and Organizational Coaching and Mentoring