Open Food Network User Guide

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This user guide provides information for local food enterprises and organisations who wish to use Open Food Network's tools and functionality.

This short video will give you a brief introduction to how the Open Food Network works, and what it can do for your food business, or organisation.

Find the Setup Manual that's right for you

We have put together setup manuals which provide specific setup guidance depending on who you are and how you want to use the Open Food Network. Have a look at our setup manuals to find the one that's right for you.


Looking for information on something specific? Use the search bar in the top left corner to find the information you need.

Browse our Basic and Advanced features.

The content of this guide is separated into Basic Features, and Advanced Features. You can browse these chapters freely, to find what interests you.


It's really useful for us to know what features you want and need from the software, so please get in touch with any feedback. Further, if you have any questions that aren't answered in the guide you can always drop us a line, we're here to help.