School Catering Software

Our complete solution for catering in schools ensures providers can meet the challenges of rising food costs and sustainability head-on.

We can help schools, local authorities and catering providers reduce food waste, including CO2 impacts, alongside promoting healthy eating, digital meal ordering and the management of safe, compliant catering operations.

Together, our Saffron kitchen management software, Cashless catering solutions and CivicaPay parent payment options deliver peace of mind, help you be more productive and improve experience for those using your services.

Why choose Civica’s school catering software?

  • Drive efficiencies from purchase to payment
  • Manage escalating food costs and reduce food waste
  • Use digital meal pre-order to inform stock management, save money and reduce waste
  • Keep pupils with allergies safe by automatically restricting their menu choices using data from your MIS
  • Encourage healthy eating with attractive meal deals
  • Easily share nutritional information and pupil menu choices with parents
  • Ensure safe and secure payment with the latest cashless technologies and touch-free ID management
  • Simplify menu planning and recipe creation
  • Support sustainable purchasing and CO2 reduction goals
  • Accurately manage FSM delivery
  • Reduce risk, costs and administration.

Our software is making lunchtimes faster, safer and more cost-effective for more than 1,500 schools and colleges across the UK.

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If you’d like to discuss how our solutions could improve your catering operation please get in touch.


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Saffron helps Lancashire County Council transform catering operations

Introducing Civica Saffron catering management software has helped the council to identify and address inefficiencies, boost productivity and increase transparency in school kitchens.

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