Release Notes For Food Processor 11.6.x (Released: 10/22/2018)

Release Date: Initial release: 10/22/2018 Patch Release: 2/21/2019

11.6 Initial Release Notes (Version 11.6.441) (Latest Patch: 11.6.522)

Most recent changes in bold

New Features:

  • The FNDDS database has been added. (More details in Database Changes section)
  • Created new Menu-Plan Cycle Reports:
    • Spreadsheet: Cycle
    • Multi-Column: Cycle
    • Bar Graph: Cycle
    • Single Nutrient: Cycle
    • Calories and Fats Pie Chart/Bar Graph for Menu Plans
  • Renamed existing Menu-Plan Day Reports:
    • Spreadsheet: Day
    • Multi-Column: Day
    • Bar Graph: Day
    • Single Nutrient: Day


  • Program Stability (fixed various crash scenarios)
  • Optimized options to only show if applicable
  • Now allows the decimal point to be entered first when entered numbers for the adjusted average
  • Support for 'useRegistryFallback' included

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed bugs related to output of Nutrition Facts Panels
  • Fixed bugs related to expand/collapse settings
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Person information to be copied to a Menu Plan
  • Fixed a bug where Spreadsheet Reports printed fully expanded, now it respects the layout on screen. (11.6.522)

Database Changes:

  • Database structure version 11.6.0 required for Food Processor version 11.6
  • The FNDDS database has been added. (FNDDS – Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies)
    • This is a USDA database; foods can be searched by government code
    • The database was constructed initially to support dietary studies by providing commonly consumed US foods
    • The database includes foods (single food items and recipe type foods) commonly consumed by Americans
    • The database includes approximately 23,800 foods
    • The database includes data for approximately 65 nutrient fields with no missing values
    • Includes MyPlate data
    • Includes Added Sugar data
  • USDA Database: SR-28 (No Update)
  • Canadian Database: CNF 2015 (No Update)
  • Some dietary fiber ingredients have been updated, based on June 2018 FDA guidance: (mixed plant cell wall fibers, arabinoxylan, alginate, inulin and inulin-type fructans, high amylose starch [resistant starch 2], galactooligosaccharide, polydextrose, resistant maltodextrin/dextrin)
  • Total foods in the database: 100,000+
  • New Manufacturer Information from: ADA Valley Gourmet, Backerhaus Veit, Beyond Meat, Cappello's, DFS Gourmet Specialties - Chef Shamy Gourmet, Elmhurst Milked, Escalon Premier Brands, Golden Island Jerky, Health Warrior, InnovASIAN Cuisine, Just, Inc., McCall Farms, Nomad Nutrition, Nutritional Medicinals - Functional Formularies, Parent's Choice infant formulas - Walmart, Quest Nutrition, Sager Creek Vegetable Co, Schar,Solace Nutrition, SunButter, Tabatchnick, Taste Masters, Thrive Life, TrailFork, Vans Food's, Well Beginnings infant formula - Walgreen's, Wild Friends
  • Update Manufacturer Information from: Aidells, Annie's Homegrown, Arrowhead Mills, Avena Foods, Bel Brands, Bell Plantation, Campbell's Food Service, Dean Distributors, DeBoles, Dream, Earth's Best, Everfresh, Explore Cuisine, Gallo Salame, Hain Celestial, Health Valley Foods, Hidden Valley, Hillshire Farm, Karoun Dairies, Little Brownie Bakers, MaraNatha, Optimum Nutrition, Perrigo Nutritionals, Plainville Farms, Rudi's, Soy Vay, Starkist, Terra, Tofurky
  • Updated Restaurant Information from: Boston Market, Chicken Express, Cinnabon, Del Taco, Dunkin Donuts, Fazoli's, Freshens Food Studio, Golden Corral, Jersey Mike's, Johnny Rockets, Olive Garden, Papa John's, Pret A Manger, Red Robin, Schlotzsky's, Tim Hortons, Uno Chicago Grill, Wendys

Compatibility Changes:

  • ESHA Port version updated to 4.6.x
  • ESHA Security version 4.0.x (unchanged)
  • Notes for the newest ESHA Port and Security versions can be found here.

System Requirements:

  • Internet Connection required for installation. DVD available on request for additional cost.
  • Minimum of 4GB RAM
  • Client OS: Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1), SBS 2011 (SP1), 2012, 2012 R2 (Update1), 2016
  • SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 (including Express versions)
    Collation must allow case insensitivity (CI).
  • .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Visual C++ 2015 32 bit (installed with application)
  • Click here for instructions on running the program on a MAC
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