Abel for Food Manufacturers

Abel knows how important food safety and quality control is for food manufacturers. For 20 years, we’ve helped food makers and distributors by providing the right automation, overall efficiency and end-to-end visibility to safeguard, streamline and grow their business.

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Whether you’re a market leader exporting food around the world or a start-up just shipping across town, Abel for Food Manufacturers has the features and flexibility to ensure you meet the highest standards of food hygiene and safety regulations while improving your bottom line.

A System That’s Flexible And Easy To Use

With Abel for Food Manufacturers, you’ll have all the information and insight you need to manage complex manufacturing processes and product lines in one integrated system: procurement, manufacturing, sales and delivery, financial and customer data.

What’s more, the easy-to-use system gives you real-time visibility and traceability of critical information wherever you are – in the office, on the factory floor or on the road – so you can respond quickly to any production issue, quality concern or customer request.


The Right Solution For Your Business

We know every business is different. That’s why we take the time to understand what you do instead of promoting off-the-shelf solutions. We collaborate with our customers to create a cost-effective, purpose-built system designed for your particular needs.

We’re innovators too, so we’ve developed many specialized food-industry tools and quality features to simplify and safeguard your business – and give you a competitive edge.

End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain

In today’s ever-changing and regulated global marketplace, it’s essential for food manufacturers to maximize every supply chain opportunity and manage every risk. Our core tools and automation ensure control, compliance and traceability of your entire manufacturing process, from the raw materials you start with to the packaged goods delivered to your customers.

Abel for Food Manufacturers includes:

  • Automated procurement that reduces waste, lead times and overheads by integrating purchasing, sales, stock, receipting, invoicing, dispatch and shipping

  • Batch-control system to help you better manage inventory, scheduling and quarantine issues for
    hundreds of individual ingredients

  • Improved production efficiency and reliability with touch screens and hand-held scanners to track ingredients and verify they’re correctly used to recipe specifications

  • Bar-coded ingredients and batches that ensure traceability of your entire supply chain so you can
    quickly isolate and correct a quality issue in the
    event of a safety issue or recall.

” Abel was the most engaged company we met. Their attitude is very can-do. A whole team of Abel experts came out to understand our specialist equipment and ensure we got the best out of our system, and we have. ”

Matthew Metcalfe, CEO

Dairy Products NZ

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Abel’s Complete Solution

Abel for Food Manufacturers is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all the complexities of food manufacturing into a single system:

  • Inventory Management

  • Production and Quality Control

  • Detailed Production Data

  • Demand Planning and Forecasting

  • Batch Tracking

  • Traceability

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Integration to Regulators

  • Enterprise Portal Integration

  • Field Service Management

  • Specialized Pricing Features

  • Foreign Currency Handling

  • Fully Integrated Financials

  • CRM Customer Relationship Management


Scalability And Agility To Grow With you

Whatever your business aspirations, Abel for Food Manufacturers is designed for you to get to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing market and regulatory demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.

When you want to introduce a new product, Abel can match new recipe builds with existing inventory ingredients to identify the most cost-effective suppliers and processes.

Smooth and safe integration to the production line is handled through our Bill of Materials capability. Whether it’s a unique request or for one million items, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into production with complete traceability.


“Traceability was critical for us … Abel has given us
a better, more flexible system and has contributed to our overall success.”

– Karl Ye, Director of GMP Dairy


The Abel Advantage

By integrating all the information you need into one system, Abel for Food Manufacturers makes it easier for you to manage your costs, enhance customer relationships and grow your business.

With our flexible reporting tools and real-time access to precise sales, customer, production and financial data, Abel gives you the insight and confidence to measure performance and make the right forecasts and business decisions at any time.

And our automated tools and traceability provide cost and quality controls over your entire supply chain – giving you the important peace of mind you need to grow your business.


Partnering With Abel

As a global leader in business management software, we take great pride in our customer service and support. We build long-term partnerships not only with our customers but also with industry specialists who help deliver a solution that is right for you and your future needs.

What our customers say:

  • Chris Bowman

    Chief Executive - Cosana

    "“Without a doubt, we know Abel has all the flexibility and functionality we need to grow and succeed, as well as the support and innovation we might need along the way. The rest is up to us.” "

  • Paul Brown

    co-founder - Deep Creek Brewing Company

    "“Working with Abel went as well as I could expect. We changed from three different software systems to one integrated system and it was working perfectly within a month.”"

  • Gavin Thwaites

    Chief Executive Officer - Dairy Technology Services

    "We couldn’t be happier with Abel,” he says. “Automating our processes has made us so much more efficient. We have fewer people working on manual tasks, we’ve cut costs and we now have the traceability and visibility we needed across our business. That’s making it easier for the whole organization to succeed."

  • NZ Drinks


    "For NZ Drinks, automation was a great decision, and Abel’s robustness and flexibility provides us with a great foundation for growth, if we wanted to quadruple our business tomorrow, we wouldn’t have to change anything."

  • Disc Brakes Australia


    "Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel."

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