Why is a “Food” Manufacturer Different?

"Food" is the key word in "Food Manufacturer" and understanding the specific operational challenges facing a "Food Manufacturer" is the first step in becoming more efficient and profitable.

The key differentiator's of a "Food Manufacturer" are:

  • The need for complete product traceability of raw materials used in finished goods
  • Ensuring raw materials do not expire before they are used in production
  • Ensure raw materials are available when required for production
  • The need to recalculate finished good prices as raw materials continually fluctuate
  • Produce On Demand and/or for Inventory

WinFDS is Food Manufacturing Software specifically designed to automate the workflow of Food Distributors and Manufacturers. Our food manufacturing software will help you continue to grow and increase the efficiency and profitability of your operations.




There are differences in being a Food Manufacturer and without being able to overcome these unique characteristics can cause lost productivity and lost sales.

Many of the challenges facing a Food Manufacturer are the same challenges facing Food Distributor's. Click on the links below to learn more about these challenges and see how our food industry specific software package can help:

  1. Customer Ordering
  2. Delivering Orders
  3. Inventory Control
  4. Business Performance Analysis
  5. Food Recalls 
  6. Manufacturing Food 

There is an abundance of information regarding “Lot Traceability” and “Product Recalls” on the internet and how every Food Manufacturer should have a Recall Plan in place. To help you create your own plan, we have provided an outline of the 10 parts of a Food Recall Plan and a template that you can use to create your own Recall Plan.

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"Your WinFDS product is incredible. It is reliable, versatile, complex yet user friendly, but most of all, it is designed for today's use and future growth." Client Since 1993

“As a manufacturer, the FDS Manufacturing module has proven to be essential to us, saving us time and manpower while providing us with accurate forecasts and information.” Client Since 1995 

“We process a wide range of beef and pork products and the WinFDS manufacturing module has simplified our inventory tracking as well as capturing the relevant manufacturing costs by product.” Client Since 2000