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Allergens, Nutrients and the importance of Label Information
Shrimps, nuts, and eggs. These are but a few food items that could really trigger an itch and for some, even death. However, these food items are often what makes recipes unique and tasteful. Allergens are often included to ingredients that make culinary masterpieces what they are.
Allergens are generally defined as any number of materials (food or chemicals) that produce an abnormally vigorous immunity response to the body resulting to hypersensitive reaction. It’s like introducing something really strange to your body and it starts to defend itself because it is unable to identify it as a food product.
What EU authorities say
Food allergens are often a topic of concern for most foodservice establishments that serve various menus for different sets of customers. This is why allergen information is critical to both foodservice providers as well as consumers not only for health but also for positive industry viewing.
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Profit through partnership, CALCMENU introduced to LTB Philippines
It’s no question that working hand in hand with the best ensures profit from the business and recognition to the effort of those involved. That’s why CALCMENU is pleased to tell yet another of our client’s success story and how our foodservice management solutions help organize and standardize kitchen operations.
Chef J. Gamboa a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and current Educational Director of LTB Philippines Chefs Association, shares his account on how a lucrative partnership with CALCMENU helped him boost two of his esteemed establishments to heights beyond his expectations.  
For over 20 years, Cirkulo and MilkyWay Cafe restaurants have been a go-to place and a mainstay for food aficionados worldwide. In August of 1995 Chef Gamboa opened Cirkulo and re-introduced Filipino tastes to original Spanish cuisine like tapas and paella.
MilkyWay opened long before. Opened during the 1950’s it was and …
Label printing made easy
Label printing presents a variety of challenges that can come from accuracy of the label to the speed and convenience of the action. That’s why EGS CALCMENU found a solution to make an otherwise tedious and complicated kitchen task a little more manageable. Introducing the newest addition to EGS CALCMENU’s roster of innovation, Food Label Assistant. A free downloadable app available for all Windows 10 formats (PC, Laptop, Tablet) to… Well… Assist you in any number of foodservice label printing tasks.
We know what you’re thinking “It’s just food labels, how hard could it be?” Well, we don’t doubt your label making prowess but can you ensure your customer’s safety with the multitude of ingredients, nutrients, and most importantly, allergens packed up on the food product you are selling?
EGS CALCMENU knows the importance of these oftentimes neglected information. Food Label Assistant helps foodservice professionals design and print complete food composition data.…