Is Your Labelling and Production System Ready For The Changes?
Overview of Key Terms
Allergy and intolerance
Food law, monitoring and controls
Labelling, composition and date marking of food
Country of Origin
What You Need To Know About Nutritional Labelling in 2016
The biggest changes in 2016 (following on from the 2014 changes) is that nutrition labelling will be required for most pre-packed foods from 13th December 2016.
If your EPoS or Production Software doesn't have the ability to produce this nutritional information ...
The Farm Shop's Guide to Retail Systems is a collection of articles that have been published to the Retail Computer Solutions website and are taken from over 25 years of experience serving retailers; Specifically farm shops, delicatessens and butchers.
The aim of this guide is to provide a useful and practical guide for farm shop owners who’d like to learn more about retail systems and how it will benefit their business. And, by taking putting these articles in one place it makes ...
I first fell in love with the idea of running my own homestead when reading an article on Mother Earth News. This article detailed how to run a self-sufficient 1 acre homestead on just one acre of land. Unfortunately when I later returned to Mother Earth News the site redirected to a 403 – forbidden. (Ed: It seems the article is back online.)
Thankfully the article has been reposted on Food Freedom here.
With the farm shop revolution on the rise more people ...
After the horsemeat scandal of the past 6 months I don’t think it comes as a surprise to anyone that consumer trust in big chain supermarkets is crumbling. This is evident by the boom it’s brought to farm shops as consumers are returning to the safety of the local butcher.
The question now stands if this will be an on-going trend or can the supermarkets regain trust?
For the sake of independent family butchers and the boost to local economy let’s hope not. ...
This spring found butchers all over the UK at the centre of public attention; not only the demand for meat is rising as the BBQ corners all over the country start smoking but also the “horse scandal” earlier this year left many consumers sceptical of supermarkets.
Undoubtedly this is one of the busiest times of the year for butchers and RCS has developed a specialised Butchery System for both retail and wholesale butchers.
Integrated into the RCS Streetwise Head Office and Warehouse, Processing Plant ...
RCS can supply specialist software for Butchery/Farms shops.
These kinds of shops sell a huge amount of items daily and are very promotion pro-active. EPoS systems are a great way of running promotions through a number of different departments (for example - cheese department, fish department and confectionary department)
Our EPoS systems allow for friendly use, and make an automatic connection with the measuring scale, making fast and accurate measurements whilst providing a speedy customer service as the butcher is able to serve ...