The edition of an ingredient occurs once it has been created, and is used to complete or modify its information. Here are the steps and a few tips to fill in an ingredient properly.
After having created an ingredient:
Editing an ingredient is used to complete or modify information relating to:
To edit an ingredient, you must:
1. Select the item in the list to access the advisory view of the item.
2. Enter or modify the information by simply clicking on it.
Assigning a category to an ingredient makes it easier to find this element in a list. => See ingredient “Configure your categories of ingredients and recipes”
You must therefore choose from among the proposals displayed in the "Category" drop-down selector of the first block of information, which will have been configured upstream.
Associating allergens with an ingredient allows you to:
You must therefore choose from among the proposals displayed in the "Allergens" drop-down selector in the first block of information which correspond to the 14 allergens that must be declared.
Specify the net weight of the ingredient in production, that is to say after it has suffered a loss following peeling, draining, dehulling, etc. etc.
To apply a weight variation:
1. Click on “ Indicate a weight variation ”
2. Enter the type of variation (loss or gain), then the value in%.
If you do not know the average weight variation: the application allows you to calculate it by entering the gross weight and the net weight of the item in the corresponding fields. Click on Claculate.
The production units are those that will allow an ingredient to be used in the transformation process.
If you are creating an ingredient for the first time, it is recommended that you read the melba Unit System ingredient first. => See “ The system of units ”
First, select all the standard units of weight and volume that will be useful in the use of this ingredient in the different contexts (production, sale...)
Then, create completely customizable and flexible units (ex: 1 countable element = 1 raspberry or a crate of raspberries or a bag of raspberries, etc...
Supply units are the units that will represent all of the item's packaging in the context of its purchase. They are therefore associated with a given supplier. As when filling in production units, it can be units of weight, volume or parts. We are talking here about the smallest unit of purchase of an ingredient given by a supplier.
To indicate the purchase or supply units of an item, click on “ Add a purchase cost ”:
Select the purchase packaging from the drop-down menu.
If you cannot find the desired supply unit, you must:
1. Click on “ Create a unit ” at the end of the drop-down menu
2. Indicate the name of the new "Carton" unit, enter the quantity and choose the associated "8 - jars" unit, then confirm.
4. Fill in the purchase cost opposite : X € / selected unit
5. Fill in the supplier and the product code (optional)
If an item is to be sold as is, without integration into a prior acceptance process, a sales unit must be indicated. This makes it possible to manage a rate of return on these unprocessed ingredients (example: can of soda from a menu, sachet of salad dressing, etc.)
To add a sales unit, I must:
1. Click on “ Add a sales unit ”
2. Select a unit (or create a new unit)
3. Indicate a sale price
4. Indicate the applicable VAT
Before removing an item from your list, make sure it is not used in any of your recipes, in an order, or that it has positive stock. Indeed, if it is used, you will not be able to delete it!
To delete an ingredient: