August 3, 2017

Customer Spotlight: Main Street Gourmet chooses JustFood as its ERP provider

The FEFO Method to Expiration Date Management

The FEFO Method to Expiration Date Management

If you’re in the food manufacturing, distribution or processing industry, you know the importance of expiration date management. Between spoiled ingredients, stock overages, wasted labor and unnecessary spot checks, without the proper processes in place to address expiry date management, you could be losing big money. One of the most […]

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Customer Spotlight: Main Street Gourmet chooses JustFood as its ERP provider

Customer Spotlight: Main Street Gourmet chooses JustFood as its ERP provider

Main Street Gourmet is a frozen bakery manufacturer specializing in custom products like muffins, bars, cookies, granola and brownies for national food operators and specialty grocery stores.   Located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Main Street has been around since the late 1980s, and has transformed from a single storefront location in […]

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6 Tools for Better Shelf Life Management

6 Tools for Better Shelf Life Management

Food producers have a lot to gain by effectively managing the shelf lives of their ingredients and products: less waste, greater profits, better cash flow, happier customers and fewer recalls. But as clear as the benefits are, the best path to achieving them is equally cloudy. Things get even more […]

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4 Common Food Industry Workplace Safety Mistakes

4 Common Food Industry Workplace Safety Mistakes

Last week, we looked at how systems put in place to keep a facility safe can fail if they’re not properly maintained and reinforced. In this post, we’ll look at 4 common food industry workplace safety mistakes that can be avoided by creating reliable safety and programs in place. Workplace […]

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Preventative measures to keep your food facility safe

The “human error” myth For the most part, modern food production facilities are very safe. Managers use several levels of precautions to keep them that way. Training, rules, laws, checks, safety devices, organizational norms and formal processes are layered over one another to make sure that no single failure would […]

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2017 JustFood User Conference in Toronto, Canada

2017 JustFood User Conference in Toronto, Canada

Part two of the JustFood User Conference 2017 took place last week in Toronto, Canada, at the Shangri-La Hotel. Over 50 JustFood customers from all over Canada and the US travelled to take part in the one-and a-half-day conference to learn from the JustFood team of experts. Unlike events in […]

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Masters of JustFood Seminar Recap

Masters of JustFood Seminar Recap

Last week, on Monday, June 19th, we hosted our first ever Masters of JustFood Seminar at the Shangri La Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The goal of the seminar was to connect food industry professionals from across North America with current JustFood customers to learn more about business software for the […]

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Food Manufacturing Production Planning and Scheduling Best Practices

Accurate production planning and scheduling is critical for a company to reduce changeover time between production cycles, minimize wasted materials and run effective manufacturing practices. Additionally, the data that can be mined from past manufacturing cycles is incredibly valuable. Historical data allows you to better forecast lead times, develop a […]

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5 Quality Audits Every Food Company Should Be Doing

5 Quality Audits Every Food Company Should Be Doing

The health and safety of your food is important, but you should also be concerned with your food quality. If one low-quality food item makes it to a first-time customer, even if it’s an outlier rather than the norm, it could completely jeopardize your relationship with that customer forever. No […]

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9 Essential Purchasing Practices for Food Companies

9 Essential Purchasing Practices for Food Companies

Food distributors, producers, restaurants and other food companies often split their attention between acquiring raw food materials and assembling or processing them into finished goods. The finished product is obviously important, but you also need to consider the safety, nutrition, and quality of the ingredients. Accordingly, purchasing is a major […]

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