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Food for a PC V9 – The inexpensive nutritional analysis tool

“Easy to use nutritional analysis...and a whole lot more”

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DT Software is delighted to announce the relaunch of Food for a PC, which was originally developed by Linnet Software in response to requests from a large group of Food Technology and Home Economics Teachers.

This latest version includes a number of NEW features in response to demands from secondary schools and colleges

Bullet point NEW - 100 new foods
Bullet point NEW - retail unit guidance
Bullet point NEW - revised traffic light system to meet recent DoH/FSA guidance
Bullet point NEW - additional quantity guidance on portion/serving sizes
Bullet point NO Internet access required
Bullet point A one-off payment – NO annual subscription
Bullet point NO expiry or renewal required
Bullet point A networkable nutritional analysis programme that uses Microsoft Excel.
Bullet point Has an extensive database of food and drinks, including novel and multicultural ingredients. A wide variety of products - healthy, traditional, cultural, vegetarian etc.
Bullet point Based around a unique food database chosen to match UK diets
Bullet point Facilities include product labels, star profiles for sensory analysis, and a product costing sheet for working out unit cost and approximate retail price
Bullet point Foods in categories are easy to access via tabs or screen buttons. Data and calculations can be displayed in chart form, printed out and exported into other applications
Bullet point Uses a traffic light system for fat, fibre, carbohydrates, energy and salt.

The program facilitates complex modelling of nutritional and other values, eg cost, ratios, proportions. Procedures are straightforward and backed up by teacher notes (on the CD-Rom). With Microsoft Excel it is easy to install and manage across a network.

This is a flexible ICT tool that speeds up nutritional analysis and accuracy by removing pupils' need to make their own calculations. As a modelling facility, it supports development of food knowledge, skills and understanding.

FOOD for a PC - Only available from DT Software Ltd.

SpaceClaim Microsoft Interface Create models of product costs and profit

Food for a PC can be used to create an analysis of the costings to produce an individual food product. The user simply inputs the weight and cost of the bulk ingredients, e.g. a bag of flour, and Food For a PC does the rest. This can be adjusted for distribution costs, marketing costs and batch production.

robots Easy to use

The in-built copy and paste tabs allow the user to simply select food ingredients from a comprehensive list, and transfer them into their product.

  Minimum System Requirements

A PC with Microsoft Excel 5.0 (1993) or later already installed, a CD-ROM drive and at least 10MB free hard disk space

Windows 98, 2000, Me, XP, Vista and Windows 7

Compatible with Office 2010

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