You can add ingredients faster by importing them in an Excel file. If you want to learn how, take a look at this article. If ingredients are ordered through an integrated supplier, they will be imported by the supplier in the library. You can learn to integrate a supplier in this support article. If ingredients are missing after the integration, then contact your supplier to make sure these products are added to you assortment. They will then appear in Apicbase after the nightly update from the supplier.
If you want to add ingredients manually, you can do so by following these simple steps:
Although the product name is the only required ingredient, we also advise to fill in the package and pricing information. This way you can structure you library and make optimal use of the sales, procurement and inventory modules. Learn more about adding and editing the package and pricing info in this article. If you want more information on filling out ingredients to optimize your food cost calculation, you can find it in a specific article on this topic.