This article focuses on changing the default Product Recipe for a product on the product card.
You can also edit the ingredients and their quantities on each Manufacturing Order if you used more or fewer ingredients in actual production than is defined in the default Product Recipe. Read more about Manufacturing Orders
The following guide focuses on editing Product Recipes one-by-one. If you are looking to edit your recipes in bulk, please refer to this article.
Changes to the default Product Recipe for a product will not be applied to any open Manufacturing Orders for that product automatically. You can apply changed Recipes to selected open MOs in bulk with a few clicks or go and update MOs one by one. Read more here
Step 1 - Navigate to a Product Recipe on a product card
Product Recipe can be edited and deleted for a product on a product card. Navigate to the Items screen > Products table and click on a product you wish to edit. Find a Product Recipe / BOM tab next to the General Info.
Step 2 - Edit the Product Recipe
Edit ingredients (materials and subassemblies), quantities and variant values - just click on the respective fields and change the values. All changes are saved automatically. Note that the Unit of Measure for quantities can be edited on respective material or product (i.e. subassembly) cards. Variant Option Values are only visible when you have enabled variants for a product and inserted Variant Options.
You can also replace an existing Product Recipe with a recipe for another product. Read more about copying Product Recipes.
Stock Cost field - this is a calculated field and cannot be manually edited. Stock Cost = Average Cost of Item in Stock * Quantity.
Delete ingredients - you can delete materials and subassemblies in a Product Recipe by clicking on the trashcan button at the end of the row of an item. If you wish to delete the whole Product Recipe for a product, just delete all materials and subassemblies from the recipe.
Note: Changes in the Product Recipe do not apply automatically to existing Manufacturing Orders (MO). You can apply changed Recipes to selected open MOs in bulk with a few clicks or go and update MOs one by one.