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The ‘Recipes’ section in Forkto is where you can create and manage all the recipes for your food business. Recipes in Forkto are the basis for creating products.

Overview of Recipes Section

When you navigate to the ‘Recipes’ section, you will find a list of all your current recipes. Each recipe is represented by a card that displays key information about the recipe, including its name, cost, allergen information, and whether it’s archived.

Creating a Recipe

To create a new recipe:

  1. Navigate to the ‘Recipes’ section.
  2. Click on the ‘Create a Recipe’ button.
  3. A form will appear asking for the new recipe’s details, such as its name, ingredients, and allergen information.
  4. After filling in the form, click ‘Save’ to create the recipe. The new recipe will now appear in your list of recipes.

Please note, you need to have items in your stock to create a recipe. If you do not have any items in your stock, you will be prompted to add some.

Viewing Recipe Details

To view a recipe’s details:

  1. Find the recipe you want to view from the list of recipes.
  2. Click on its card. This will open a detailed view of the recipe, showing its name, ingredients, cost of production, allergen information, and other details.

Creating a Product from a Recipe

To create a product from a recipe:

  1. Find the recipe you want to use from the list of recipes.
  2. Click on its card. This will open a detailed view of the recipe.
  3. Click on the ‘Create a Product’ button.
  4. A form will appear asking for the product’s details, such as its name and price.
  5. Fill out the form and click ‘Save’ to create the product. The product will be created and can be found in the ‘Products’ section.

Remember, creating accurate recipes in Forkto is vital for producing consistent products, calculating cost of production, and managing allergen information.


At Forkto, we're on a mission to transform the way food businesses manage their operations. Our journey began with a vision to simplify compliance and enhance transparency in the food industry. With a blend of cutting-edge technology and industry expertise, we've created solutions that empower businesses to thrive while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety.

Established in 2022 by a team of passionate software developers, Forkto was founded with a clear purpose: to streamline HACCP and BRC compliance. Drawing insights from HACCP consultants and industry professionals, we set out to revolutionize how food businesses approach their day-to-day operations.

At the heart of Forkto lies our innovative software, meticulously crafted to address the unique challenges faced by food businesses. From inventory management to temperature monitoring, operational checks, and label creation, our platform offers a comprehensive suite of tools to simplify operations and ensure compliance.

We envision a future where trust and transparency define every aspect of the food chain. Through accessible technology and a commitment to sustainability, we're building a food industry that fosters accountability and empowers businesses to thrive.

Our mission is clear: to equip food businesses with innovative tools for comprehensive food safety and traceability. By providing accessible solutions and fostering a culture of continuous improvement, we're reshaping the landscape of the food industry one business at a time.