Valuation and Appraisal Services for the Food & Beverage Industries

Appraisal Economics provides valuation services for leading companies in the food and beverage industry, including such firms as Best Foods, Miller Brewing, Nestle, Pepsi, Sunshine Biscuits, Sweet Leaf Tea, and Vans Waffles, among others.


We serve a wide range of food and beverage companies that bake, bottle, ferment, distribute, package, retail, and wholesale various food and beverage products, including:

  • Baked Goods
  • Beer
  • Bottled Water
  • Cheese
  • Condiments
  • Flavoring and Spices
  • Grains
  • Grocery Stores
  • Pet Foods
  • Sauces
  • Sodas
  • Teas and Coffees
  • Wineries and Vineyards

Recent Valuation Projects

Some of our recent projects have been to:

  • Value trademarks, including Skippy peanut butter, Hellmann’s mayonnaise, Entenmann’s cakes, and Knorr soups, for international transfer pricing purposes
  • Determine the fair market value of preferred and common shares, for a company selling ready-to-eat meals that require no refrigeration, heating, or preparation
  • Review an expert report on a meat processing company to identify weaknesses and inconsistencies for litigation support purposes
  • Determine the replacement cost and reproduction cost new of the buildings and machinery and equipment of a leading manufacturer of baking products, for insurance purposes
  • Perform a fair market valuation of the trademarks and a non-compete agreement, that were acquired from Argentine’s largest food producer
  • Determine the fair market value of each class of equity for management planning purposes, of a company that produces all-natural, ready-to-drink teas
  • Conduct an independent valuation analysis of a wholesale distributor of liquor and wine products, to determine the fair market value of its common stock on a minority basis
  • Provide a fairness opinion for a transaction related to the sale of a specialty snack food company, for newly created bridge notes and warrants
  • Opine on the solvency of a natural juice and fruit smoothie producer for a proposed refinancing
  • Determine the fair market value of the trademark of a regional producer of soft drinks for accounting purposes
  • Conduct an independent valuation analysis of a craft brewery, to determine the value of a membership interest for a gift and estate tax planning purposes
  • Conduct a fair market valuation of the trade name, trademark, bottle design, water supply agreement, and machinery/equipment, for a company that bottles and markets pure spring water and fruit-flavored spring water drinks

Contact Us

Appraisal Economics has provided valuation services for clients in the consumer products and services industry for over 30 years. We understand the intricacies of this industry and are equipped to handle your particular needs. Please contact us or call +1 201 265 3333 for more information.