Odoo for 

Food & Drink Production

Odoo's modular and open-source nature makes it a flexible solution for food and drink production companies of all sizes.  It can help improve production efficiency, reduce costs, maintain product quality, and ensure compliance with industry regulations...

glass bottles on top of gray machineRecipe Management:

  • Create and manage recipes for food and drink products, including ingredients, quantities, and preparation instructions.
  • Calculate the cost of recipes by factoring in the cost of ingredients and other associated expenses.

Bill of Materials (BOM) Management:

  • Define BOMs for your products, specifying the components required for production, such as raw materials, packaging, and labels.
  • Manage multi-level BOMs for complex products that require sub-assemblies.

Production Planning and Scheduling:

  • Plan and schedule production runs based on demand forecasts and available resources.
  • Generate production orders or work orders to guide the production process.

Inventory Management:

  • Track raw materials, work-in-progress (WIP), and finished goods inventory in real-time.
  • Implement FIFO or other inventory valuation methods to ensure accurate cost accounting.

Quality Control:

  • Define quality control checks and inspections to ensure product quality and compliance with industry standards.
  • Record and manage quality control results, with the ability to trace products by batch or lot numbers.


  • Maintain traceability of products throughout the production process, allowing for quick recalls and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Track and trace products by batch, lot, or serial number.

Supplier and Procurement Management:

  • Manage supplier relationships, create purchase orders for raw materials, and track deliveries.
  • Monitor supplier performance and evaluate vendor quality.

Production Execution:

  • Record production activities, including batch sizes, machine usage, and labour hours.
  • Utilise barcode scanning to streamline data entry and reduce errors.

Inventory Valuation:

  • Calculate the cost of goods sold and maintain accurate inventory valuations, including LIFO, FIFO, or average costing methods.

Sales and Distribution:

  • Manage sales orders, including order processing, invoicing, and customer management.
  • Implement promotions and pricing strategies for food and drink products.

Batch and Lot Management:

  • Assign batch or lot numbers to products and ingredients for tracking and traceability purposes.
  • Manage recalls efficiently when necessary.

Quality Assurance and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with industry-specific regulations and quality standards, such as HACCP or FDA requirements.
  • Maintain detailed documentation and records for audits.

Reporting and Analytics:

  • Generate reports and dashboards to monitor production efficiency, product costs, inventory levels, and sales performance.


  • Integrate Odoo with other systems, such as e-commerce platforms, accounting software, and logistics for seamless end-to-end operations.

Customisation and Scalability:

  • Customise Odoo to match your specific food and drink production processes, and scale the system as your business grows.

Ready to learn more?

Calibrate is a new Odoo Ready Partner, bringing together a wealth of experience in Odoo implementations across many business functions and in several sectors.  Are you ready to find out how we can help you....get in touch with us today!