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Food, Nutrition and Health  >  Local Foods  >  LF 0009

Using Accounting Software for Food Hubs: Processing Traceable Orders

Savanna Lyons

Quickbooks™ is the software most commonly used by food aggregators and distributors, yet many struggle to maximize its features to benefit their operations.

Based on an actual Iowa food hub, this tutorial takes a step by step approach, guiding users to expand their use of QuickBooks to improve product traceability, accounting, basic inventory management and recordkeeping. Using QuickBooks in combination with Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets and a few other low cost tools can provide an effective, low cost solution for data management.

Pages / Length: 32
Publication Date: 10/2015
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