I remember reading something you linked about some international standard suppliers could use for categorizing their products. (…) Is there a standard you would suggest?
Good question! I’ve gathered some pointers at
Also (unrelated), if I update foodsoft to a newer version, will I be able to connect my old database, or are there changes to the schema planned?
Foodsoft is based on Ruby on Rails, which features a mechanism for
upgrading the database. When you upgrade Foodsoft, the database upgrade
step, rake db:migrate, detects what version your database has, and
brings it up-to-date. So the answer is: yes!