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Update Log 3: New Features, Quality of Life Improvements, & a Performance Boost

Last Updated: 23 March 2024

Hello everyone,

Spring is in the air, and so are some major Forkto updates! We’re always working behind the scenes to deliver exciting new features and refine your existing experience. Let’s explore everything fresh and improved in this latest release.

Spotlight Feature: Revamped Food Records

Temperature logging and traceability are crucial for food safety. That’s why we’ve completely overhauled our Food Records feature. You’ll find:

  • Blazing Speed: Record temperatures for Cook, Cool, Reheat, Cold serve & hot hold processes faster than ever.
  • Intuitive Design: Enjoy a streamlined experience designed to minimize clicks and save you time.
  • Maximum Traceability: Enhanced tracking for every step of the process, ensuring compliance and accountability.

We’re so excited about this revamp, we’ll be dedicating an entire blog post to it soon! In the meantime, head to the ‘Food Records’ section of your platform to check it out.

Additional Feature Highlights

  • Temperature Control Enhancements: Establish temperature bounds for fridges and freezers with color-coded alerts (Red, Amber, Green) for immediate visual feedback on food safety.
  • Data Tables Get a Makeover: Experience improved data tables throughout the platform with better styling, faster search, smoother export functionality, and an enhanced mobile experience.
  • Wiki Links & Video Demos: Get instant help with the new (?) icon on each page. Access feature-specific wiki entries and even quick video tutorials for certain sections.
  • Location Dropdown: Multi-location users rejoice! Easily switch between your managed locations using the new location dropdown at the top of relevant pages.

Quality of Life Improvements

We’re always listening to your feedback, and we’ve made numerous smaller changes focused on making Forkto even smoother to use:

  • Streamlined Product Creation: Experience a more efficient workflow when adding new products.
  • Freshened Business Profile Page: Your business profile has received a polished makeover for a professional presentation.
  • Packaging Intake: Seamlessly manage packaging intake to ensure accurate production and traceability.
  • Refreshed Reports View: Reports now have a more spacious layout for easier navigation.

Behind the Scenes: Performance Boost

We didn’t just improve the features you see; we also rewrote large swaths of code for a significantly faster Forkto experience. Expect noticeable speed gains across the board, even on less than ideal internet connections.

Your Feedback Matters

Let us know how you’re liking the changes and which updates have the biggest impact on your workflow. Thanks for being a part of the Forkto journey!

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Mission

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.