nutraCoster tm Professional 2.1

Nutrition Analysis and Costing Software

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nutraCoster 25 year Anniversary

★ Recipe / Formula Nutrition Analysis and Costing ★

★ Nutrition Facts Labels ★

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Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition Analysis
  • Calculate nutrient content and print Nutrition Facts labels for your products, including added sugar, Potassium and Vitamin D.
  • Account for nutrition changes during processing, including moisture loss/gain and fat loss/gain
  • Determine which ingredients contribute calories, fat, etc. to any recipe
  • Calculate Net and Effective Carbohydrates
  • Calculate eligible Nutrient Content Claims

Nutrition Facts Labeling

Nutrition Labeling
  • Print US Nutrition Facts labels that comply with the requirements of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA)
  • Print Canada Nutrition Facts labels that comply with the requirements of the Canada Food Inspection Agency
  • Include allergen statement with Nutrition Facts label
  • Print multiple labels per page
  • Save labels in various graphics file formats including JPG
  • Include ingredient listing with Nutrition Facts label

Recipe Maintenance

Recipe Maintenance
  • Unlimited number of recipes
  • Unlimited number of ingredients and an unlimited number of process steps for each recipe/formula
  • Use any recipe as an ingredient in another recipe. This allows mixes, sauces, batters and doughs to be easily used in more than one product
  • Account for moisture loss and other nutrient and production losses
  • Scale recipes to calculate the cost and ingredient requirements for any size batch

Product and Menu Costing

Product and Menu Costing
  • Calculate Product Costs including labor, materials, packaging and overhead for any size batch
  • Uses state of the art production control technology (nutraCoster is a true multi-level Bill of Materials).
  • Calculate gross margin or selling price for each product or menu item
  • Explore “what-if” scenarios as margins or costs change

Labor and Overhead Costing

Labor and Overhead Costing
  • Divide each process step into Setup Time (which is constant for any size batch) and Assembly Time (which is proportional to batch size)
  • Assign one or more workers to perform each process step
  • Assign each worker to a Labor Class
  • Use the Labor Cost Calculator to assign a burdened labor cost to each Labor Class, including taxes, benefits, etc
  • Use the Overhead Calculator to accurately calculate total overhead costs
  • Allocate overhead to products or to labor classes
  • Determine the overhead contribution to cost for any product


Nutrition and Prodcut Cost Reports
  • Scale recipes by printing any report for any batch size or serving size
  • Product Costs including labor, materials, packaging and overhead for any size batch
  • Calculate gross margin or target selling price for each product and flag products whose actual margins are deviating from the target
  • Where-used report - find all uses of any ingredient or mix
  • NLEA (US) and Canada compliant nutrition labels, including optional nutrients, ingredient lists and allergen statements
  • Nutrition content for any serving size


Computer Nuts Bolts
  • Network ready
  • Security features - require user login and/or password
  • Control access to any procedure or report for any user
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or later
  • Pentium 200 or faster processor
  • 32 MB RAM or more. 64 MB recommended
  • 60 MB free disk space (more for optional ingredient libraries)