Nutritional label printing

When creating recipes, it might be important to know the nutritional values of a recipe. These nutritional values are useful to print out as a label to put on the packaging of prepared food. Follow the steps below to learn how to print out nutritional labels.

  • Go to the recipe, you’d like to print out the nutritional label of and click on the ‘allergens & nutrition’ tab.
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  • You will see a table with the nutritional values for that specific recipe. The nutritional values are calculated based on the ingredients you use in your recipe. If the table is not complete, then please check if for all used ingredients in the recipe nutritional values have been added. Click here to learn more on how to add nutritional values to ingredients.
  • Click on the button ‘print’ to print out the nutritional table.
  • A pop up will appear, where you will be able to select the language of the label and the label format.
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  • The software has 3 label formats:
    • Official EU label
      • You can edit the ‘Best before’ date by clicking on the pencil symbol.
      • Add some more information by clicking on ‘Click to add information’.
      • Click on ‘Print’ to print out the label.

Tip: The ingredients appear at the bottom of the label. When you use simplified product names, these wil appear on the label instead of the official product name. Learn more about using simplified product names here.

    • US label
      • The US label is a longer label, but you can customise it by ticking off the checkboxes that are on the left side of the nutrients to make a label with all information that you need.

    • Food production label
      • You can edit the name of the label by clicking on ‘Food production label’ and add the information that is needed to print out your label.

💡 Tip: You can also print food production labels when finishing a production plan or when you save a create-event: find out more!