Food Production

Companies in the food and drink industry face unique challenges, from managing perishable goods profitably, to dealing with allergen information, supply chains and quality control. Whatever the nature of your food and beverage business, Acorn BMS understands the demands of your sector and we can provide the dynamic business management solutions you need to make your production planning and process flows run as smoothly as possible.

Sage 200cloud

The Sage 200cloud Professional software not only manages your finances and business insights all in one place, but it also has crucial features for the food and drink sector. It can store and manage recipes, shelf-life and allergen information needed for product packaging, and give you full supply chain visibility, batch number traceability and a complete view of your operations.


Sage CRM

Sage CRM is a powerful customer relationship management solution designed to improve customer relationships and accelerate sales. It helps your customer service teams resolve issues more efficiently; allows you target the right customer at the right time with integrated marketing tools and offers your sales team up-to-date information about leads and sales activities.

Features and Benefits

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See your company’s financial position at any time with real-time reporting, invoicing, period accounting and Sage 50 Payroll integration.


Features include supply chain management, management of stock and raw materials, purchase order processing and stock order processing. Sage 200 Standard comes with all the essentials while Sage 200cloud Professional provides serial and batch number traceability.

Bill of Materials (BOM)

Monitor, control and cost your manufacturing processes. If you are manufacturing in repetitive batches, production will be based around the BOM. Sage 200 enables the use of multiple BOMs with different options for stock and multiple units of measure.

Business Intelligence (Professional only)

Get clearly presented business acumen that helps you identify trends and pinpoint areas of inefficiency, assisting you in sales forecasting.


Acorn works with specially selected Independent Software Vendors (ISV) to find the best applications and add-ons for your Sage solution, meaning you get a unique system tailored to your food and beverage business.


Draycir creates credit control software that helps businesses improve cash flow and get paid quickly. Their technology includes Spindle Purchase Invoice Recognition and Approvals, which matches invoices against PO or GRN and cuts time spent entering data in Sage 200. Features also include Document Capture, Proof of Delivery and Document Distribution.


Sicon is one of the leading developers of software applications for integration with Sage in the UK and Ireland. Their Web Authorisation Processor (WAP) module provides data entry and approval processes for business documents such as invoices, requisitions, sales orders and HR.

Inspired Software

At Acorn, we have developed our own Inspired Software to work alongside Sage products.

Mobile Sales Data Capture

Mobiles Sales Data Capture was developed to gather sales data at its point of entry and to integrate customers, price books and products with Sage software. It involves the use of a handheld device (such as a mobile phone) to assist in stock management by tracking stock transactions and identifying the movement of products throughout the delivery.

Warehouse Management

Our Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) improves the efficiency of goods in/goods out process. It offers effective stock management with a searchable database of stock items with their codes, quantities and locations, and enables you to record goods in, transfer stock, manage pallets, do a stocktake and write off stock, all with seamless integration with your Sage system.

Document Management Solution

Acorn BMS designed Document Management software to instantly scan and index your documents. Key benefits include barcode scanning, quick document retrieval and company-wide collaboration.

WebPos Solution

Our WebPos software assists in purchase order processing, enabling you to create purchase requisitions from outside the office. This will be added as a purchase order to Sage if approved, reducing the need for double entry and ultimately improving the efficiency in your purchasing process.

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