The wave of merger and acquisition deals among major food players has crested. Now comes the hard work of integration to assure that these unions deliver on the promise to produce more profitable and viable companies. According to Alice Richter, national partner-in-charge of KPMG LLP's food and beverage practice, "There is a formula for succeeding at integrating two companies but time and time again the formula takes a back seat in terms of other company priorities." Get the KPMG insight here.