Food Methods Solutions

At Food Methods, we focus on one thing: helping people in the food business.
We have a range of services designed to increase business performance and boost your success.

Our growing lineup of solutions includes:

Cost Accounting

Knowing the true Cost of Goods sets the stage for higher profits and enables making better business decisions.

Our cost accounting services help business owners manage costs, identify savings opportunities, and set prices at profitable levels. For better precision and accuracy, we use, the proprietary costing software developed by Food Methods.

A partial list of our costing services includes:

  • Cost of goods precise calculations
  • Break-even analysis and Cost-Volume-Profit analysis
  • Profit margin estimates

Financial Projections

Forward-looking estimates of key business metrics are indispensable for cultivating near-term and long-term insights. Food Methods excels at improving our clients’ ability to manage food business information more effectively.


  • Multi-year P&L and cash flow forecasts -- powerful business planning tools.
  • Reliable, business-specific growth models updated regularly as new information becomes available.
  • Projections will help identify upcoming periods of prosperity, enable you to plan for growth, and can alert you to emerging complications so you can prepare appropriately.

Food Safety

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) now covers nearly every food manufacturing business.
It requires food manufacturers to comply with rules covering Current Good Manufacturing Practices.

Food manufacturers may also be required, by FDA or for insurance purposes, to have a written Food Safety Plan prepared by a "Preventive Controls Qualified Individual" (PCQI).

Food Methods can help your business develop a unique food safety system and implement an appropriate plans specific to the needs of your business.

Your food safety system may include:

  • Assessing what regulations affect your operation
  • FDA registration and state food safety licensing
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Procedures for monitoring and verifying activities
  • A recall plan

Strategic Financial and Regulatory Management (Contract CFO)

Food Methods offers comprehensive Financial and Regulatory Management (aka Contract CFO) Services including: accounting & finance, business strategy, food science and technology, and information technology.

Your food business will benefit from the best Food Methods has to offer while maintaining valuable flexibility to help your business to prosper and grow - even under the most challenging conditions.

To learn more about Food Methods' Contract CFO Services click here.

Every food business is unique

That's why we create individualized information management solutions to address your specific requirements. Our approach focuses on managing the financial, non-financial, regulatory, and business challenges faced by people in the food businesses.

Our goal is to help you take care of business more easily so you can concentrate on the food.

After all, isn’t it really all about the food?

Contact Food Methods today.

Portland, Oregon


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