Recipes & Component Bundling for Coffee Shops

Thrive by Shopventory tracks complex inventory from bakery recipes to the lids for every cup of coffee in real-time

Simplify Ingredient And Component Tracking

Pretty much every product in a coffee shop can be bundled for simplified inventory management, from cappuccinos to pastries baked in-house. Both bundles and recipes help coffee shop owners track inventory for components throughout the day instead of relying on nightly cycle counts for accurate inventory.

Create, prepare, and bake recipes that keep your customers coming back for more, such as homemade seasonal syrups. By using linked quantities, accurately track ingredient and component inventory levels so you never have to guess when to reorder. 

Benefits of Bundles & Recipes in a Cafe

Types Of Product Bundling For Coffee Shops

Pure Bundles

Pure bundling combines multiple component level products or ingredients in a new way that customers can only purchase as a bundle. This could mean the shot of espresso and milk for a latte.

Customers can’t purchase the components separately, like the milk, but can purchase them in their final product form. 

Mixed Bundles

Mixed bundling refers to products that have components combined together to form a unique product. However, customers can also purchase the individual components separately.

For a coffee shop, curated gift baskets are a great example. Customers can purchase a pack of coffee, coffee mug, and a bakery item in a gift or they can buy a coffee mug right off the shelf.


Recipes take individual ingredients, such as chocolate chips and flour for homemade muffins, and turn them into a final component.

Like pure bundles, customers cannot purchase the ingredients separately. Recipes are especially helpful for final products that you will not want to be broken back into ingredients, like a batch of muffins. 

Coffee Shop POS Systems and E-Commerce Channels We Partner With

Bundles & Recipes In Thrive

Using an inventory management software, like Thrive, is essential for creating and managing bundles and recipes. Most POS systems and e-commerce platforms don’t have this functionality built-in and require an additional platform. 

Thrive bundles and recipes will take your inventory and cost-tracking to the next level by tying inventory quantities together automatically. Costs and quantities are automatically calculated in real-time so you have accurate inventory counts throughout the day. Stop guessing how many cups of coffee you have or wasting time on nightly cycle counts to know that you have enough lids for tomorrow. 

Inventory History

Always know where your ingredients are allocated. Thrive's inventory history provides a closer look at ingredient additions and deductions for a specific product.

Expiration Date Tracking

Manage perishable dish components or finished products. Expiration dates are tracked on a lot-by-lot basis so you know exactly which batch of muffins to sell first.

Inactive Status

Do you receive product for a bundle that you will never sell on its own to a customer, like straws? Use Thrive's active toggle to put together purchase orders and easily restock from a vendor without clogging up your sales channel with products you’re not selling individually.

Easy Reordering

Our reporting system will track inventory and sales data for your bundles and recipes. PAR Levels and alerts let you know when it’s time to reorder a component, so you never turn down a customer.

Why Coffee Shops Choose Thrive Modifiers

Good inventory management is vital for a business to be profitable and we wouldn't be there without Thrive.
Sagebrush Coffee
Thrive has completely changed the way we do business. Their program is beautiful, intuitive, and easy to use and their support team is second to none.
Kuppa Joy Coffee House
The bundles & variations are perfect for those needing those features with their inventory and now with the recently added Shopify fields, it allows me to update everything in one place.
La Creme De La Creme
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