Recipe Management and Product Formulation

Use Trace One Devex PLM to automate recipe management, product development, and improve production quality. Learn about formulation management with Trace One.

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Why Trace One Devex PLM? Product formulation software that keeps pace with consumer needs

Trace One Devex PLM is a web-based, intuitive interface provides a single point of truth for formulations development. By capturing formula modifications, approvals, and activations in one place, teams across your organization can use one seamless process to rapidly develop products for evolving markets.

  • Apply predictive analysis for faster R&D trials.
  • Control the complexities of raw material sourcing.
  • Streamline product formula development with specification templates.
  • Standardize data formats across multi-layer product formulations.
  • Get a complete view of your formula timelines.

Advanced Recipe Development Transform product development

Trace One’s Advanced Formulation Suite in Trace One Devex PLM is a web-based formula development and management tool that enables optimal product development for recipes and packaging while accelerating formulation, ensuring compliance, and meeting product requirements.

Explore Formulation Suite

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Advanced product formulation Collect, document, structure, trace, and prioritize your product information


Product Predictability

Model ways that different combinations impact final product composition, cost, and compliance prior to physical trial testing.

Learn from Experience

Leverage past formulation data through a centralized database containing all of your recipes and formulations.

Work Within Your Environment

Integrate data from ERP and CRM systems into your recipe development software to make decisions across departments quickly.


Straight from the Supplier

Bring raw material data from suppliers into trials and final recipe specifications for more efficient formula management.

Design by Intent

Add defined nutritional targets into the product formulation development process.

Guarantee Production Quality

Compare many formulas, or different versions of the same formulas to instantly track the impact of changes in several simultaneous trials.


Standardize for Speed

Conduct rapid formulation reviews and approvals with all-in-one specification templates.

Master your Workflows

Promote trial formulations to general and final recipes more efficiently with structured approval workflows.

Globalize with Ease

Translate ingredient statements and nutritional fact panels into local languages for all of your markets.


Oversight over Time

See the entire history of recipes with Formula Timeline View, connecting specifications and multi-layered formulas together into a master view of formulation choices.

Centralize your Sources

Centralize all the documents in your material masters into your formula software, and use version control to track product changes over time.

Simple Searchability

Find formulations by keyword, calculated value, amount used, vendor, creation or modification date, and more.

"Using Trace One Devex PLM's nutritional module could cut a week from the time previously needed to translate nutrition information from one system to another."

- Vice president, food company

Expert-guided success The Trace One Process

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      We guide your teams through fast, effective design workshops to uncover the perfect configuration for your new PLM system.

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      Trace One builds out the PLM system based on your unique requirements. We’ll help you settle into your new workflows and support each team on their piece of the data migration.

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      Before launch, we validate the PLM system in your environment based on established use cases and perform detailed testing.

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      Go Live

      The clear and guided Trace One approach works to mitigate risk, nerves, and resistance to change. Our experts create a project plan with an eye to minimal downtime as the shift is made from in-development to a live environment.

MAXIMIZE COLLABORATION Connect disparate teams across the entire product lifecycle

Research & Development

Meet go-to-market and budget timeline demands. Overcome data silos and leverage collaboration tools to formulate faster and access the right info at the right time throughout the entire product lifecycle. Maintain version control and eliminate redundancies and repetition with a Single Source of Truth (SSOT) platform. Optimize costs and meet consumer, market and regulatory requirements.

Regulatory Affairs

Eliminate consumer issues like improper labeling that can lead to a consumer getting sick from a mislabeled allergen and recalls with a comprehensive regulatory compliance framework. Perform real-time compliance checks throughout the product development process. Perfect product data governance ensuring product labels are populated with the accurate information.

Quality Management

Mitigate brand reputation damage of non-compliance to quality standards and certifications. Prevent financial loss due to inaccurate or poor product data. Ensure end-to-end visibility into quality management processes. Guarantee feedback reaches the right people at the right times so that each team can address quality issues before they get lost in transmission or passed onto the next stage of production.

Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Eliminate supply chain risks that occur when raw materials aren’t delivered on time or at all, thereby causing disruption to the flow of products and materials. Trace One Devex PLM supplier quality management ensures supply chain traceability and proactive management of potential issues.

Marketing & Innovation

Facilitate input from marketing professionals to product teams. Make sure new products match what consumers and the market demand with requirements-driven product development.


Embrace digital transformation: ensure all the corporate systems speak to each other. Unify and consolidate platforms. Integrate your existing ERP system with Trace One Devex PLM for seamless product data sharing. 

Let’s Get in Touch

Connect with us to learn how Trace One Devex PLM can serve your organization’s unique needs.

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