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Food processing software is important when it meets expanding and evolving compliance and regulatory requirements of food and beverage industry processors, manufacturers and distributors. All aspects of inventory management, forward and backward lot traceability, private label operations as well as quality control and the tracking of expiration dates and shelf life are possible with this software.
Other features include material planning and purchasing, production scheduling, financial and warehouse management, lot data recording, recipe management, ingredient substitution and more.
Business operations can be integrated such as the entry of orders, customer service and inventory. This approach is faster, more efficient, more accurate, faster, improves access to information, optimizes production and improves profitability with a single software system. This eliminates the necessity for duplicate data entry and improves data integrity and accuracy.
Software for the food processing industry supports Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) by ensuring the consistent production of products and that they are controlled to quality standards. GMP covers all aspects of manufacturing, storage, transport, tracking of serial numbers, traceability of lots, management of shelf life, tracking of expiration dates, audit controls of transactions and electronic signatures, management of formulas and bills of materials, control and tracking of restricted and dangerous items, financial management and more.