ALCHEMIST FOOD MANUFACTURE is a fully-functional integrated manufacturing package containing all the features of Technisoft's EXACT PLUS ACCOUNTING (Click HERE for details) with special facilities to handle recipes for food manufacturers.
Specially developed over the past 20 years for this industry ALCHEMIST handles the needs of any company that manufactures and markets products that require a recipe or formula. Facilities include the following:

Production forecasting
• Production schedules
• Material requirements planning and purchasing
• Batch processing and optimisation for manufacturing equipment
• Batch sheets with user-selectable encryption for recipe security
• Manufacturing instructions and HACCIP compliance
• ISO 900+ documentation
• Premixes or sub-recipes
• Laboratory additions and material substitutions
• Standard losses
• Yields and actual cost of batch production
• Time – blenders and packers productivity and labour costs
• Batch tracing of both raw materials and packaging with expiry dates

• “Cloning” of recipes with “what if” facilities for new product development
• Quality Control Test parameters on batch sheets
• Automatic calculation of theoretical specific gravities

• Full stock control with real-time updates
• Material requirement planning – never run out of stock or be overstocked
• Accurate costing of manufactured products according to user-selectable parameters
• Stock take can be performed without any disruption of normal business
• Accurate stock valuations for any past date (even if you forgot to do a mont-end stock take and the board want accurate figures!)
• Stock audit-trails displayed in order of data entry or data date (selectable) (This has been used by several of our clients for forensic examination of stock records where dishonesty has been pinpointed)
• Full batch traceability, selectable by item

• Preferred suppliers are flagged for acceptance
• Re-order reports showing stock on hand, materials committed to earlier production schedules, minimum and maximum stock levels, economic re-order levels, last cost, lead times and outstanding orders, as well as last supplier with phone number
• ISO documentation required automatically included with purchase order so that your receiving deptartment knows which documents are needed

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