Food Management

Nutrition is a vital element of all food, so your business has a clear obligation to fulfil. How can software help you overcome your sector’s unique nutritional challenges, without compromising taste and cost?

Planning in a hospitality business means implementing efficient processes that help your kitchen, your staff and your whole business. How can software assist you in your food management planning?

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Saffron Bedside “Can it”

A mini-guide to using our Bedside catering and hospitality software system to manage and improve catering operations in your hospital setting. Compliance Can Saffron Bedside help my hospital evidence Outcome 5? How? Yes, Saffron Bedside patient ordering software can help your trust to evidence that you meet standards for the CQC’s Outcome 5, by showing…

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An Introduction to Saffron Central

Saffron Central is our new catering software designed specifically for multi-outlet caterers operating from a Central Production Unit (CPU). It helps you to track, cost and manage your menu offering, production and delivery, with complete visibility across your entire estate. The advantages of CPUs Real estate in today’s retail catering can be challenging. You might…

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Catering for Older People With Diabetes in Care Homes – How Can Software Help?

With November being Diabetes Month, and World Diabetes Day having taken place on 14th November, we wanted to explore get into the nutritional challenges of catering for older people with diabetes in care homes. Here we’ll be looking at: Diabetes prevalence General UK population In older people Complex health conditions and diabetes Dementia, nutrition and…

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Is Your NHS Trust Wasting Up To £150k a Year By not Having Standardised Recipes

The NHS is the very cornerstone of our welfare state, so it will always benefit if it can find cost savings. But in light of Jeremy Hunt’s ambitious announcement of a 7 day NHS, operational and financial managers and directors are under increasing pressure to find savings from somewhere – and to save that money…

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Scottish Education Catering – How Saffron is Helping School Meals in Scotland Meet Targets

Scottish Education Catering – How Saffron is Helping School Meals in Scotland Meet Targets Scotland has a rich culinary history, but in recent years has become more well known for deep-fried Mars bars than haggis and cullen skink. What does that mean for Scottish children’s health and how can we work together to improve the…

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Nutritional Standards for Children. What They Are And How Software Can Help Achieve The Correct Intake.

We’ve recently covered innovating children’s restaurant menus, catering for children in the cost sector, and, latterly, meeting nutrition challenges in schools. However, we thought it was time to return to the big picture of children’s nutrition, and go back to basics for any of our customers who need to get to grips with the fundamentals…

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Using Software for Menu Management in Catering and Hospitality

Our mini-guide to using Saffron Software for Menu Management needs in a busy commercial kitchen. Menu designing and building How can Saffron software help me with menu building or designing, menu edits or changes? A menu is obviously built from a series of recipes. You can use our catering software at the level you require: from…

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Nutrition Software for Catering and Hospitality

A mini-guide to using our Nutrition Software for Catering and Hospitality, used to analyse, manage and communicate the nutrition of your food Nutritional analysis How can I calculate the nutritional analysis of my stock items/ingredients, recipes and menus? Once nutritional information is attached to all stock items (ie, your ingredients), Saffron software will automatically calculate…

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Allergen Web Portal for Customers

A mini-guide to using our catering and hospitality software with the Saffron online web portal, to show your customers the allergens in your menu. (This guide is about customer communication – for allergen management when planning and cooking, read our allergen management mini-guide.) Providing information to customers How do I show my customers the allergens…

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Food Allergen Management Software

A mini-guide to using our Food Allergen Management Software software to manage and communicate the allergens present in the catering and hospitality food you’re serving. Legislation How can I comply with the Food Information Regulations 2014 (FIR)? Part of this legislation includes new rules on the provision of allergen information, which applies to all food…

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Recipe Management Software

A mini-guide to using our Recipe Management Software to manage your commercial recipes and menus Food, recipe and menu costing How do I calculate the cost of my recipes and menus? Use Saffron software! Once all of your stock items have their cost attached to them, Saffron is able to calculate the cost of each…

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Business Challenge: Allergies and Allergens

With serious food allergies and allergens on the rise, getting your allergen information clear and correct for both customers and staff has never been more important. It’s also now a matter of legal compliance, since EU legislation now requires any food business offering foods to the final consumer (either packaged on the premises or non-packaged)…

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